Authors Lysley Tenorio and Darryl Whetter will be reading from their recent work, followed by a Q&A and then a reception in the Writers’ Centre.
This event is free and open to the public.
Lysley Tenorio is the author of the story collection Monstress (Ecco/HarperCollins), which won the 2015 Rome Prize from the American Academy of Arts and Letters. His stories have appeared in The Atlantic, Zoetrop: All-Story, Ploughshares, Manoa, and The Best New American Voices anthologies. A former Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, he has received a Pushcart Prize and a Whiting Writer’s Award. He is a Professor of English at Saint Mary’s College of California.
Dr. Darryl Whetter is the inaugural programme leader of the first Creative Writing MA in Singapore and Southeast Asia (at LASALLE College of the Arts). He is the author of three books of fiction and two poetry collections. In his native Canada, his debut collection of stories was a Globe and Mail Top 100 Book of 2003 and, Origins, his first poetry collection, received a starred review in Quill & Quire.