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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If I don't write to empty my mind, I go mad.
Lord Byron
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 Star Crossed How do you know if a couple is in love?
Let me tell you, it's fairly simple. You see it in their body language. Those lips that curl up a little, heads tilted towards each other. Hands clasp together, one fills the space in-between the other. One arm around another's shoulder, bodies locked close together.
Yes, that's it. You don't need to ask. When you see it, you will know ...
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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 led by distinguished writer Suchen Christine Lim. When: 16 August, from 2-4pm, at the Multi-Purpose meeting room on Level 2 at Toa Payoh library. Find out more here.
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