Peninsular: Archipelagos and Other Islands

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Peninsular: Archipelagos and Other Islands
Author: Daren Shiau
Publish: 2010
Publisher: Ethos Books
Genre: Poetry
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9810424159
Pages: 98
Language: English

Peninsular: Archipelagos and Other Islands

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Peninsular, Daren Shiau's second book, is built around the inescapable motif of islands and archipelagos. The collection redeems as it explores identity and existence through notions of fragments, fragmentation and the fragility of wholeness.


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Daren Shiau is a fiction writer, poet and lawyer in private practice. He has been described by The Arts Magazine as “among the most exciting of the post-1965 generation of writers” and cited by the Lonely Planet travel guide as the author of the “definitive Singapore novel”. His short stories and poems have been translated into several languages and anthologised in Italy and Australia.

The National Arts Council’s Young Artist of the Year in 2002, Daren has been invited to read in New York, Boston, London and Sydney. He enjoys black coffee and listening to 70s punk rock.

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