Angeline Yap: Chronology

Gwee Li Sui, Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore

Angeline Yap (b. 1959) has been contributing poetry to various publications since the 1970's. Her "Collected Poems" was published in 1985. More recent anthologies containing her work are "Words for the Twenty-Fifth" (1990), "Journeys : Words, Home & Nation -- An Anthology of Singapore Poetry" (1995) and "More Than Half The Sky" (1998), "Memories & Desires" (1999), "No Other City -- The Ethos Anthology of Urban Poetry" (Feb. 2000), "Rhythms -- A Singaporean Millenial Anthology of Poetry" (Sep. 2000).

Her "Song of a Singaporean (1983)" has been translated into Tamil and Mandarin, while "Nightmare" has been set to music by Leong Yoon Pin and performed at international choir competitions by the Singapore Youth Choir. The poem "Blue" has been set to music by Prof. Bernard Tan.

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