A presentation by SpeakCity and hosted by theatrethreesixty, Beetle Prayer is a retelling by Australian poet, Philip Wilcox of his works.
It’s always in someone’s creation that we keep them alive and in the event of launching a book titled, Yasmin I Lup Chew; it was the writings of the iconic director and writer that personified her again.
Kakiseni and MPH publishing continues their effort in popularizing and preserving cultural traditions through the medium of children’s books with The Girl Who Loves To Dance – a story of hard choices interlaced with the magic of the mak yong tradition.
The dream of any aspiring author is to have their work published, to see their name on the cover and their work on a shelf. Often times, their work is rejected. Some persist despite rejection, some do not. However, few would think to build a whole publishing company, and even fewer succeed.
Yet, here stands Charissa Ong, an author, a designer by profession and the owner of Penwings Publications, who has crafted her own success from rejections and the lows of her life.