[Singaporean Literature]

Singaporean Poetry in English: A Selected Bibliography of Primary Materials

Leong Liew Geok, Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore

No attempt has been made at being exhaustive, either of all literary works published, or of those by each poet listed. What follows is a selection rather than a comprehensive catalogue.


Wong May

A Bad Girl's Book of Animals New York: Harcourt Brace & World, 1969

Arthur Yap

Only Lines Singapore: EPB, 1971

Man snake apple and other poems Singapore: Heinemann, 1986

Edwin Thumboo, ed.

Seven Poets: Singapore and Malaysia Singapore: Singapore UniPress, 1973 (Features Ee Tiang Hong, Edwin Thumboo, Wong Phui Nam, Goh Poh Seng, Wong May, Mohamad Haji Salleh, Lee Tzu Pheng. Intro. by ed.)

The Second Tongue: An Anthology of Poetry from Malaysia and Singapore (38 poets; intro. by ed.) Singapore: Heinemann, 1976

A Third Map: New and Selected Poems Singapore: UniPress, 1993

Robert Yeo

and napalm does not help Singapore: Heinemann, 1977

Lee Tzu Pheng

Prospect of a Drowning Singapore: Heinemann, 1980

The Brink of an Amen Singapore: Times, 1991

Kirpal Singh

Palm Readings: Poems Singapore: Graham Brash, 1986

Lin Hsin Hsin

From Time to Time Singapore: Select Books 1991

Boey Kim Cheng

Another Place Singapore: Times Books International, 1992

Koh Buck Song

A Brief History of Toa Payoh and Other Poems Singapore: Imperial Publishing House, 1992

Heng Siok Tian

Crossing the Chopsticks and Other Poems Singapore: UniPress, 1993

Ho Poh Fun

Katong and Other Poems Singapore: UniPress, 1994

Desmond Sim

Places Where I've Been Singapore: EPB, 1994

Last updated 30 January 1996. This bibliography was created by LEONG Liew Geok. You can contact me at [email protected]

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