Oct 24, 2020
In Transit: An Anthology from Singapore on Airports and Air Travel
Posted by Yu-Mei Balasingamchow Ruihe Zhang Joshua Ip Kirat Kaur Werner Kho Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé Karen Kwek Marc Nair

The city state of Singapore is small enough to fly over in three minutes, yet is also home to two of the world s best , Changi Airport and Singapore Airlines In Transit An Anthology from Singapore on Airports and Air Travel presents poetry, short stories and essays inspired by that distinctly modern experience of coming and going by air, written by some of the most exciThe city state of Singapore is small enough to fly over in three minutes, yet is also home to two of the world s best , Changi Airport and Singapore Airlines In Transit An Anthology from Singapore on Airports and Air Travel presents poetry, short stories and essays inspired by that distinctly modern experience of coming and going by air, written by some of the most exciting voices in Singapore literature today This collection takes readers from the depths of Changi Airport up to cruising altitudes half a world away, in the process exploring questions about travel, aspiration, belonging and home.

  • Title: In Transit: An Anthology from Singapore on Airports and Air Travel
  • Author: Yu-Mei Balasingamchow Ruihe Zhang Joshua Ip Kirat Kaur Werner Kho Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé Karen Kwek Marc Nair
  • ISBN: 9789811109386
  • Page: 418
  • Format: Paperback
  • In Transit An Anthology from Singapore on Airports and Air Travel The city state of Singapore is small enough to fly over in three minutes yet is also home to two of the world s best Changi Airport and Singapore Airlines In Transit An Anthology from Singapore on

    Sara Watson

    Spoke to my frame of mind as I m between two homes I enjoyed the mix between prose and poetry, and the editors did a nice job in ordering linked themes Huge range on the quality of contributions.


    Lyn

    Heartfelt, poignant, resonant Loved all the prose and most of the poetry A superb collection of SingLit.


    cuifen

    This was the first book of SingLit I ve bought in support of the BuySingLit campaign I believed I couldn t go wrong with an anthology about travel, a topic so close to my life and heart, and I was, for the most part, correct As with all anthologies, my enjoyment of its contents varied somewhat most of the poetry didn t really do it for me, but there are some really enjoyable short stories in here In particular I loved Boey Kim Cheng s essay Between Stations , and I also enjoyed Stephanie Ye s Me [...]


    Jake

    Kinda meh Sorry Ms Zhang Review 1 05 05 17.


    David

    An overlong collection not helped by the unnecessary page breaks between contributions that could have done with higher editorial standards and a much urgent or interesting reason to exist Like the clich d pictures on the cover, there are too many throwaway poems like The Mouse , Final Call , Migratory Pattern , Spread and Trajectory and amateurish short stories such as Pocket Cities , Ramblings of a Trolley Uncle and The Poems of Horvalla Unfortunately, the themes of airports and air travel se [...]


    Jon

    A diverse and interesting collection of poems, short stories and essays of very high quality One of my short stories, The Looker, can be found within its pages Images from the launch at BooksActually can be found here igloomelts jongreshyahooco


    Kirat Kaur

    Caveat I m refraining from giving a star rating as i have a short story published in this anthology.This was pretty hit and miss, but there were some enjoyable stories in here My favourites were JY Yang s Pocket Cities plot was short on substance, but i liked the allegorical play , Jeremy Tiang s Terminal he has the rare gift of being a funny writer when he wants to , Yeo Wei Wei s Chin Chin although the ending was somewhat unsatisfying and Boey Kim Cheng s Between Stations what a fantastic expo [...]


    Judith Huang



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