Good news for the literary-minded — the Singapore Writers Festival is back with its 21st edition. Taking place from November 2 to 11 at the Civic District, this year, the event appears to have taken on a more holistic approach towards engaging its audience. The latest theme focuses on the Chinese word 界 (jiè), which is commonly be translated to mean ‘world’.
With its tent-pole position as Singapore’s premiere literary festival, expect a rich offering of lectures, meet-the-author sessions, workshops, art performances and even a smattering of film screenings over the 10 day duration. As with such large-scale festivals, it can be a tad overwhelming to go through each and every program — here, we’ve picked out some highlights you ought to catch: