Best of the fest: ST picks top 10 Singapore Writers Festival events

Partygoers wandered from room to room in the Arts House at the 22nd Singapore Writers Festival, discovering acts such as a "silent disco" to a Portuguese-Malaccan folk song.
Partygoers wandered from room to room in the Arts House at the 22nd Singapore Writers Festival, discovering acts such as a "silent disco" to a Portuguese-Malaccan folk song.PHOTO: SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL

SINGAPORE - From dramatic monologues about disability to a rousing debate over whether men are ruining feminism, the 22nd Singapore Writers Festival, which ran from Nov 1 to last Sunday, questioned in myriad ways what it means to have a language of one's own.

"Language isn't just words," observed poet and festival director Pooja Nansi, at its close. "It's also our bodies, our trials, our triumphs and all of our lives."

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