Younger writers are donating papers to National Library for archival, preservation and access

Poet Yong Shu Hoong (left) with publisher Enoch Ng (centre) and designer Little Ong (right) at the event, Isaac 21, where he donated two limited edition books to the library.
Poet Yong Shu Hoong (left) with publisher Enoch Ng (centre) and designer Little Ong (right) at the event, Isaac 21, where he donated two limited edition books to the library.PHOTO: YEOW KAI CHAI

SINGAPORE - Writer and poet Yong Shu Hoong, 52, recently donated two copies of a limited-edition book to the National Library. The book paired poems from his first book, Isaac (1997), with paintings by artist Yee Wai Fong, and only 48 copies were printed.

The two-time winner of the Singapore Literature Prize is also putting together other papers, including handwritten drafts, photographs, and memorabilia, to donate to the library.

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