Author: Alvin Pang and Ravi Shankar, Eds

Alvin Pang is a poet, writer, editor and cultural activist. His two volumes of poetry, Testing The Silence (Ethos Books, 1997) and City Of Rain (2003) were listed among The Straits Times' Top Ten Books of the Year. He is also co-editor of several acclaimed anthologies, including the urban collection No Other City: The Ethos Anthology of Urban Poetry (2000) and the bilateral initiatives Love Gathers All (Philippines), Over There (with Australia) and Doubleskin (with Italy). A Fellow of the Iowa International Writing Program, his writing has been featured in major publications, productions and festivals around the world. He is a founding director of WORDFEAST – Singapore's first international poetry festival, and CATALYST – a non-profit organization promoting interdisciplinary capacity, multilingual communication, and positive social change.

Ravi Shankar is an award-winning poet, author, translator, professor and founding editor of Drunken Boat, one of the world's oldest electronic journals of the arts. His many books include Autobiography of a Goddess, translations of the 8th century Tamil poet/saint Andal done with Priya Sarukkai Chabria; W.W. Norton & Co.'s Language for a New Century, called a "beautiful achievement for world literature" by Nobel Prize winner Nadine Gordimer; the winner of the 2011 National Poetry Review Prize, Deepening Groove; and the finalist for the 2005 Connecticut Book Awards, Instrumentality. He has been featured in The New York Times, on NPR and the BBC, held fellowships from the Corporation of Yaddo and the MacDowell Colony, and has performed his work around the world.

UNION: 50 Years of Writing from Singapore and 15 Years of Drunken Boat
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UNION: 50 Years of Writing from Singapore and 15 Years of Drunken Boat

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Co-published by Ethos Books. Poetry. Fiction. Drama. Literary Nonfiction. Interview. Visual Poetry. Digital Literature. Asian & Asian American Studies. Postcolonial Studies. Poetics. UNION: 50 YEARS OF WRITING FROM SINGAPORE AND 15 YEARS OF DRUNKEN ...

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