An Evening of Poetry with Keki Daruwalla - Chaired by Edwin Thumboo

  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, Educators/Parents
  • Category: Arts
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Sun, 29 Jul, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM (GMT+8)

National Library

Level 16 - The Pod

100 Victoria Street National Library Board

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  • Language: English
  • Target Audience: Adults, Educators/Parents

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Join eminent Indian poet, Keki N Daruwalla, for an evening of poetry, conversation and share his rich creative journey at the National Library. Chaired by poet Edwin Thumboo, visitors will also be able to discover more about each poet’s works from the National Library’s Literary Arts collection at a mini-book display. This event is organised by The Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore.

Keki N Daruwalla
Indian poet and writer Keki N Daruwalla (b. 1937) is a recipient of the Commonwealth Poetry Prize for Asia (1977), Sahitya Academy Award (1984) and the prestigious Padma Shri Award (2014).  He has written 10 poetry volumes, five short fiction collections, two novels and his third novel Swerving to Solitude is in press with Simon & Schuster.

Edwin Thumboo
Singapore poet Edwin Thumboo (b.1933) has published several volumes of poetry including  award-winning poems “Ulysses by the Merlion” (1979) and “Gods Can Die” (1978).

For enquiries, please email to Nadia_RAMLI@nlb.gov.sg

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