Shortlisted for the Singapore Literature Prize 2020 (English, Poetry)
This collection contains literary pioneer Prof Edwin Thumboo’s latest works. Some highlights include the poems based on biblical characters, something very close to his heart in recent years. Some evergreen works include A poet reading to make this the most collectible set of his published works.
The sections are named: Chin (for his wife), Tribes, Togetherness, Cultures, I to I and By Quiet Waters and Words.
About the Author
Edwin Thumboo is Emeritus Professor and Professorial Fellow at the National University of Singapore, where he was the first Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. The awards he has received include the National Book Development Council of Singapore Book Award for Poetry, the South East Asian Write Award, Singapore’s Cultural Medallion, the ASEAN Cultural and Communication Award in Literature, the Raja Rao Award and Singapore’s Meritorious Service Medal. Poetry Festival Singapore (2015) is his most recent start‐up.
Cover Type: Softcover
Page Count: 280
Year Published: 2018