Gwee Li Sui

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Gwee Li Sui

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Contributor Item Type Metadata

First Name

Li Sui

Surname or Business Name

Gwee

Years Affiliated

2015

Birth Date

1970

Birthplace

Singapore

Occupation

Poet

Biographical Text

Gwee Li Sui is a poet, a graphic artist, and a literary critic. His works of verse include Who Wants to Buy a Book of Poems? (1998), One Thousand and One Nights (2014), The Other Merlion and Friends (2015), Haikuku (2017), and Death Wish (2017). He wrote Singapore’s first full-length graphic novel in English, Myth of the Stone (1993), which has since been re-released in an expanded twentieth-anniversary edition by Epigram Books. He recently released a Singlish translation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince: The Leeter Tunku (2019). Gwee received his doctorate from Queen Mary, University of London for his study of Newtonian influence in the poetry of the long eighteenth century. A familiar name in Singapore’s literary scene, he has written and lectured on a range of cultural subjects. He edited Sharing Borders: Studies in Contemporary Singaporean-Malaysian Literature II (2009), Telltale: Eleven Stories (2010), and Man/Born/Free: Writings on the Human Spirit from Singapore (2011) and wrote FEAR NO POETRY!: An Essential Guide to Close Reading (2014).

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“Gwee Li Sui,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed October 1, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/3940.