Writing the City

Writing the City The Arts House National Arts Council spacer British Council

Writing the City is a literary arts platform created by the British Council. With a focus on writing inspired by city life, we support a community of new, emerging and established writers who share their work, give and receive feedback and get invaluable opportunities to take their writing forward.
A writers' panel of acclaimed local and international writers spearheads the project.

This is your place to READ, WRITE, DISCUSS and CONNECT. Happy writing!
What's On Support the Singapore Literature Festival in NYC! Ten Singaporean writers are hoping to fly to New York in October to promote our literature stateside - but they need your help to get there.

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The difficulty of literature is not to write, but to write what you mean.
Robert Louis Stevenson
Competition Homecomings What stories can you tell about the unique set of ingredients that make Singapore 'home?' Find out more here.
Our Writers' Panel Writing the City is supported by a panel of acclaimed local and international writers. Get the lowdown here.
Fresh picks from the site If football be the food of love, play on Romeo looked over his shoulder and saw a prim-faced Juliet sitting in the bleachers with her giggly group of friends.
"Focus on the game, Romeo." Coach Wigan yelled at him from the sidelines as Romeo turned his attention back to the football match.
It was nearing the end of the highly anticipated clash against their fierce rival, NTU, which was leading the game with a goal.
With a quick shift of his feet, his teammate Verona passed the ball to Romeo who, in the nick of time, caught the pass and deftly dribbled the ball towards goal.
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Writers' Group Come join our monthly meet-up Come and join our monthly workshops, with writing exercises, guest lectures, and the chance to discuss your work in a supportive atmosphere. Our next meeting will be on 19 July, from 2-4pm, at the Multi-Purpose meeting room on Level 2 at Toa Payoh library. Find out more here.