Hello My Chinatown! A Look into the Singapore Association of Writers

Hello My Chinatown! A Look into the Singapore Association of Writers

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Singapore Association of Writers

13 Smith Street

Singapore, 058927


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If you're looking for a place to share your love of literature, join us to take a look at the association’s history and their contributions!

About this event

Do you know that Singapore has a vibrant Chinese literature scene?

The Singapore Association of Writers (SAW) or 新加坡作家协会 was officially formed on 1 August 1970. It is the longest existing as well as the largest registered Chinese literary association in Singapore. The association actively promotes creative literature works and research in literature theory and serves as an established network for the writers in Singapore and to provide a platform for unity in accelerating the development of new talents with quality literary works.

Meet the people behind the association and hear the passion and love for Chinese literature!

Programme Details

  • Language: Mandarin (with limited English translation)
  • Programme Date(s) and Time(s):
    • Sunday, 21 August 2022: 1300-1330
  • Meeting and Ending Point:
    • Entrance of Singapore Association of Writers (13 Smith St, Singapore 058927)
  • Please arrive 15 minutes before the event for registration. Our facilitators will be wearing our event t-shirt.
  • Parking is not available at the premises. The nearest parking is at Chinatown Complex
  • Venue is not wheelchair accessible.
  • The event will proceed rain or shine.

Who should come?

  • Participants must be fully vaccinated.

What to bring?

  • Participants should bring along an umbrella and a bottle of water.
  • Asthmatic individuals are encouraged to bring their inhaler.


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  • By agreeing to participate in the event, participants are responsible for any injury, loss or damage due to the negligence on his/her part or of the children under his/her charge.
  • Participants must abide by the house rules set out by the host. Facilitators will brief participants at the start of the programme.
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