SWF 2000 takeaway from U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K Smith

U.S. poet laureate Tracy K Smith plans to position her broad and diverse readership at the periphery of her next discourse. Singapore Writers Festival, in conjunction with the US embassy in Singapore, had the privilege of hosting 2017 US poet laureate Tracy K Smith at the ongoing 2020 festival. The wide-ranging conversation with Lawrence Ypil … Continue reading

Bridging 9,700 miles and a 12 hour time difference with words

How words helped two women find common ground despite distance and a 12 hour time lag. Late last year I joined Jeff Goin’s on-line platform building course at http://www.tribewriters.com. In one of the practice modules, I found a post by Kathleen Caron that was very critical of Americans and how Americans had grown cold and … Continue reading