Ng Yi-Sheng


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November 25, 1980

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Ng Yi-Sheng is a poet, fictionist, playwright, journalist and activist. He was awarded the Singapore Literature Prize for his debut poetry collection, last boy (2006). His other publications include a spiritual sequel to that work, called A Book of Hims (2017); a compilation of his best spoken-word pieces, Loud Poems for a Very Obliging Audience (2016); the bestselling non-fiction book, SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century (2006); and a novelisation of the Singapore gangster movie, Eating Air (2008). He also co-edited GASPP: A Gay Anthology of Singapore Poetry and Prose (2010) and Eastern Heathens: An Anthology of Subverted Asian Folklore (2013). He recently completed his MA in creative writing at the University of East Anglia and is currently pursuing his PhD at Nanyang Technolo ...more

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Goodbye, Flying Inkpot

(This article was written for the SIFA Blog, which is currently undergoing technical difficulties.)
As some of you will have recently heard, the Flying Inkpot Theatre Reviews has closed down after 19 years of operation. It was Singapore's oldest (and at times, only) arts magazine, founded at the dawn of the nation's Internet history, in 1996.Read more of this blog post »
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Lion City

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SQ21: Singapore Queers in t...

4.21 avg rating — 70 ratings — published 2006 — 2 editions
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Loud Poems For a Very Oblig...

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Last Boy

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A Book of Hims

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Eating Air

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A Book Of Hims

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“One day, I decided to be an island. I took off my clothes and walked into the sea, then floated there, bobbing along with the tide, suspended by my inflatable tube and water wings.”
Ng Yi-Sheng, LONTAR #5

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