Upcoming Events

Youth Poet Ambassador Word Up by Pooja Nansi

Sunday 30 July 2017 / Time: 12.30PM to1.30PM /
Venue: LASALLE College of the Arts, Library @ Level 4 / Free Admission

In this first public address as Singapore's Youth Poet Ambassador, Pooja Nansi tackles the questions of why we are as a society so far removed from poetry and why the current generation will be the ones to change that. She will also discuss why poetry is a powerful and necessary medium in addressing issues that are pertinent to Singaporean youth and why everyone should have a poem they can turn to in hard times. The hour long session will be structured as a mini 20 min lecture interspersed with a reading and a dialogue with the audience. (▶Facebook Event Page)

Past Events

"Verse Tapas" Hosted by Esplanade - Theatres on the Bay

Sunday 21 May 2017 / Time: 6pm to 7pm / Venue: Annexe Studio Level 1 / Free entry for public

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Youth Poet Ambassador (YPA) Pooja Nansi is curating and performing in “Verse Tapas,” a Spoken Word showcase featuring Cyril Wong, Shivram Gopinath, Stephanie Dogfoot and William Beale. Pooja and the other poets will discuss what whets their appetite, what we consume, and what we are all hungry for. This isn't poetry as you know it... (Read more)

Speakeasy #30: The Valentine's Day Edition

Friday, 10 February 2017 / Time: 8:00pm 10:00pm / Venue: Artistry 17 Sungai Pinang Singapore 199149
Speakeasy, organised by poet Pooja Nansi, enters it's dirtiest thirtieth edition with the fourth Valentine's day edition. 14 writers and poetry lovers reading their favourite love poems about heartbreak, hot nights and hamburgers. If the last three V-Day editions were anything to go by, you'll encounter anything from Rimbaud to Rihanna, from Shakespeare to Snoop... (Read more)