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Daryl Lim Wei Jie is a poet and critic based in Singapore. He is particularly interested in the intersections between poetry and history. His first collection of poetry, A Book of Changes, was published by Math Paper Press in 2016 under the Ten Year Series imprint.

His poems won him the Golden Point Award in English Poetry in 2015, awarded by the National Arts Council, Singapore. Daryl's work has furthermore appeared in various publications and periodicals such as the Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, CorditeCha: An Asian Literary Journal, CeriphDrunken Boat and Softblow, and anthologised in A Luxury We Cannot Afford (Math Paper Press, 2015) and elsewhere.

Daryl is presently working on his second collection. The literary anthology Food Republic, co-edited by Daryl together with Ann Ang and Tse Hao Guang, is forthcoming from Landmark Books in 2019/2020.



Daryl Lim Wei Jie has been engaged as a speaker, moderator and facilitator on various panels, lectures, workshops, festivals and special events. He also writes poetry, non-fiction and criticism for various publications.

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