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Here Now There After is a refreshing collection of original literary works by some of Singapore's most exciting storytellers, poets and comic artists. Inspired by notions of movement, trips and city transit, these rich, vibrant tales will take travellers on journeys of the imagination.

Edited by award-winning poet Yong Shu Hoong, this anthology includes a beautifully-illust
Paperback, 120 pages
Published February 24th 2017 by Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Pte Ltd
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Feb 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
embarrassingly this is my first commitment (?) into reading more singlit even though i’ve worked with some authors previously through my internship. anyways i’m so glad i started with this book - the short stories were great and left me thinking, i was able to relate to the intricately written poems,,, and i really loved (is this how u bold words on the app lol) the mixed range of mediums. singlit is amazingly diverse and i cannot wait to delve into the editor’s recommendations @ the end of the ...more
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Curiosity level: Piqued and satisfied my interest in local SG poetry about travelling (especially with the recent SMRT madness)

"If I found myself staring out the window, I looked no further than the ladybugs that marched along our windowsill..." - p. 39 (Well-Dressed Gentlemen)

In this book (which I thoroughly enjoyed), comic strips (my favourites), poems and short stories are thrown generously into the mix. Segmented into four major parts, Here Now There After is a sequence of collected works
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Kept me company for a week's worth of work commute. Thank you! ...more
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Yong Shu Hoong has published four books of poetry: Isaac (1997),do-while(2002), Frottage (2005), which won the 2006 Singapore Literature Prize, and From within the Marrow (2010).

His poems have been included in literary journals like Quarterly Literary Review Singapore and Asia Literary Review (Hong Kong), as well as anthologies likeLanguage for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle Ea

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