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Singapore Writers Festival
Read the Books, Meet the Authors!

Celebrating its 22nd edition this year, Singapore Writers Festival (SWF), is regarded as one of Asia’s premier literary events. Founded in 1986 as Singapore Writers’ Week, it is one of the few literary festivals in the world which is multi-lingual, celebrating works in Singapore’s four official languages –English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil – as well as other languages.

This annual festival presents some of the world’s major literary talents to Singapore, as well as promoting new and emerging Singaporean and Asian writing to an international audience by being an exciting meeting point of writers and thinkers in a choice spread of lectures, panel discussions, workshops, masterclasses and performances in 10 days. It has hosted literati the likes of Nobel Prize winner Gao Xingjian, Whitbread Book Awards First Novel winner Tash Aw, British poet laureate Carol Ann Duffy, Nebula winner Neil Gaiman and Pulitzer Prize winners Michael Cunningham and Vijay Seshadri. This year, the Festival will be housed in the Empress Place district among historic buildings such as The Arts House, National Gallery Singapore and the Asian Civilisations Museum

One of the few literary festivals in the world which is multi-lingual, celebrating works in Singapore’s four official languages –English, Malay, Chinese and Tamil – as well as other languages.

November 1-10, 2019.

Several spots around Singapore, www.singaporewritersfestival.com, Facebook Page.

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