Void Deck and Other Empty Places

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Void Deck and Other Empty Places
Author: Colin Cheong
Publish: 1996
Publisher: EPB Publishers
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9971006960
Pages: 69
Language: English

Void Deck and Other Empty Places

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Void Decks is a poem in 20 vignettes. It reflects life revolving around the void decks of housing estates in Singapore. The other empty places are to be found in sections titled "The Playroom", "These Arms", "Lost & Found" and "Postscript".

The collection marks a new direction for a prolific prose writer.


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Colin Cheong
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Colin Cheong is one of Singapore"s more prolific contemporary writers. At the age of 15, he interned at the now defunct newspaper New Nation and contributed to an army magazine, Pioneer, during his National Service days. From Secondary 3 till the year before he graduated from university, he was a photographer and stage actor.

He has written or edited nearly 30 books, four of which have won national awards. He won the Singapore Literature Prize in 1996 for his novel, Tangerine, which was written like a travel diary.

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