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Ng Yi-Sheng

Ng Yi-Sheng is a Singaporean poet, playwright, fictionist, researcher and LGBT+ activist. His books include the science fiction and fantasy collection Lion City (Singapore Book Awards Best Literary Work 2019, Singapore Literature Prize 2020), the best-selling non-fiction work SQ21: Singapore Queers in the 21st Century, the historical lecture performance compilation Black Waters, Pink Sands, and the queer poetry collections last boy (Singapore Literature Prize 2008), Loud Poems for a Very Obliging Audience and A Book of Hims. He is currently working on a novel set in pre-colonial Singapore, researching Southeast Asian history and myth, and editing the upcoming EXHALE: an Anthology of Queer Singapore Voices. He tweets and Instagrams at @yishkabob.