Tag Archives: Desmond Kon

A Poetic Win at World Cup

A Poetic Win at World Cup

Poet and novelist Desmond Kon Zhicheng-Mingdé dribbled his way past China’s Changming Yuan and scored!Except this time it’s not with an adidas ball, but rather an elegant poem, at the Poetry... 

The Write Response

The Write Response

Eye, Feel, Write “We all know that Art is not truth. Art is a lie that makes us realize truth, at least the truth that is given us to understand. The artist must know the manner whereby to convince... 

Alfian Sa’at: Poet, Playwright, Writer, Wit

Alfian Sa’at: Poet, Playwright, Writer, Wit

Our reaction to gays, our xenophobia and political discontent. Celebrated local writer Alfian Sa’at has never shied away from turning a harsh light onto Singapore foibles. In fact, Ivan Heng, founding... 

A Student’s Life: Ace of words

A Student’s Life: Ace of words

By Nicholas Joshua Lee The local community of playwrights, poets and novelists has always paled in comparison to bigger and more lucrative brothers like the engineering and biochemical sciences. Other... 

Works by Desmond Kon

Works by Desmond Kon

UrbanWire presents the mastery of Desmond Kon’s literary works together with an interesting email interview that reveals the poet’s influences and his opinion on the literary scene in the US... 

Desmond Kon: Of Pots And Poets

Desmond Kon: Of Pots And Poets

Desmond Kon “A writer with a day job” is how Desmond Kon likes to frame his life. The vocations he has embarked on reveal his love affair with words and design. A former journalist with an entertainment...