womango

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womango
Author: Grace Chia
Publish: 1998
Publisher: Rank Books
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9810405839
Pages: 108
Language: English

womango

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3.9 rating
Synopsis:

Part poet, part lollipop punk, and all woman. Grace Chia's postmodern, pop culture-influenced poetry merges themes of consumption, race, nationality, and sexuality with femininity.

Helping to fan the flames of her fiery imagination are female figures such as Sylvia Plath, Tori Amos, the late Bonny Hicks, Little Red Riding Hood, The Little Mermaid, Cinderella, Mother Nature, and Eve.

womango is about defining and redefining identity in a world of increasing multiplicity.

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Grace Chia is the author of three poetry collections, a couple of prose titles and non-fiction commissions. Her work has been widely anthologised internationally, from Singapore, Australia, Hong Kong to the US, and translated into French, German, Portuguese, Chinese, Russian and Serbo-Croat.

She has been awarded writing residencies at Nanyang Technological University as well as Toji Cultural Centre and Seoul Art Space Yeonhui in South Korea. She has judged poetry competitions including The Hawker Prize for Southeast Asian Poetry and Golden Point Award, mentored aspiring writers under the National Arts Council and taught creative writing at the university and pre-tertiary levels.

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