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Contemplations: Religion, Myth & History

Presented by The Arts House



How does a poet or fictionist engage with history, myth or religion to create a great literary work? What of the author’s own belief or spirituality — how is that navigated along with art creation? What are the challenges and highlights of such intriguing work? Poet Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé facilitates this illuminating panel discussion, featuring eminent authors Gwee Li Sui, Krishna Udayasankar, and Nuraliah Norasid. The first twenty participants each receives a complimentary journal with a limited-edition broadside.

Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé
Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé has authored fifteen books and edited more than twenty titles. He is the recipient of the IBPA Benjamin Franklin Award, Independent Publisher Book Award, Poetry World Cup, and Singapore Literature Prize.

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