Both of my events for the 2021 Singapore Writers Festival are now available to watch via Video-on-Demand on SISTIC; you’ll need to buy a VOD Pass for $12 SGD, but it’ll give you access to all the panels and author events available there until 28 Nov (this coming Sunday).
Unravelling the Human Psyche in Fiction
with Carolyn Camoens (moderator), Prayaag Akbar and Clarissa Goenawan
How much of the personal is political, and vice versa? We ask writers whose imperfect protagonists and compelling character dynamics give readers a glimpse into the complexity of the human psyche, all about the tensions of writing the interior while addressing the larger forces that shape human relationships and behaviour.
Man Vs Machine (moderator)
with Becky Chambers, Aase Berg and Victor Fernando R. Ocampo
How has artificial intelligence given rise to new writing on the robot-human relationship? Can the speculative play a role in normalising otherness and shed light on what it means when contemplating a post-human existence?