Writing the City

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

A series of short inspirational films offer an ideal starting point for discussions on the craft of writing and understanding texts. Singapore Literature Prize winner Suchen Christine Lim and UK novelist Jeremy Sheldon explore ideas of character, a sense of place, memory, history and belonging and how they relate to creative writing.


From March – September 2011, a new Writing the City film will be released each month. Click on the episode you wish to watch, or view the trailer below.

Episode One: The Writer’s Eye

Episode Two: Characters

Episode Three: Encounters

Episode Four: Memory of the Past

Episode Five: The Magical

Episode Six: The Individual and the City

Episode Seven: Looking Forward