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A new feature of the festival is SWF Pop, which showcases performers such as Lorong Boys.
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This year's programme includes a focus on Indonesia, headlined by poet Goenawan Mohamad (above), and lectures by former Financial Times Weekend columnist Heather McGregor aka Mrs Moneypenny and Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel
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This year's programme includes a focus on Indonesia, headlined by poet Goenawan Mohamad, and lectures by former Financial Times Weekend columnist Heather McGregor aka Mrs Moneypenny (above) and Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel
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This year's programme includes a focus on Indonesia, headlined by poet Goenawan Mohamad, and lectures by former Financial Times Weekend columnist Heather McGregor aka Mrs Moneypenny and Harvard political philosopher Michael Sandel
SINGAPORE WRITERS FESTIVAL

Going beyond the written word

The 18th edition of the festival will have something for everybody - whether you're a stay-at-home mum or a CEO grappling with ethics.
Sep 25, 2015 5:50 AM

THIS year's Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) will feature a diversity of topics, champion multilingual literature and go beyond the written genre into performance in more than 300 events from Oct 30 to Nov 8.

Curated around the theme "Island of Dreams", the festival will be split into