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"... brevity is the soul of wit ..."
- William Shakespeare


Chris Mooney-Singh has published several collections including 'The Laughing Buddha Cab Company' and 'The Bearded Chameleon'. His verse novel 'Foreign Madam and the White Yogi' was Commended in the Victorian Premier's Literature Awards, 2015 (Unpublished fiction category), Australia. He has stories in Singaporean and South-Asian anthologies, writes plays and children's poetry. Mooney-Singh holds PhD in Creative Writing from Monash University, Australia and teaches in the MA Creative Writing Programme at Lasalle College of the Arts. He is also a co-founder of The Writers' Centre,Singapore and Red Wheelbarrow Books.

Chris Mooney-Singh

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They read aloud with wine, it is their way,
Rugged up and cosy till the deck chairs sway.
The ship is crying at a wall of ice
And Omar's book floats sunken to this day.