Ow Yeong Wai Kit

OW YEONG WAI KIT is a teacher of English and Literature. Schooled at Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College, he graduated as valedictorian of the University Scholars Programme at NUS, with first-class honours in literature. He also holds an MA (with distinction) from University College London, where he was awarded the John Oliver Hobbes Memorial Scholarship in Modern English. His articles have been featured in journals such as Interreligious Insight and Think Pieces: A Journal of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences.

Aside from heading the Youth Committee at Poh Ming Tse Temple, he serves as an interfaith advocate as part of the Moulmein Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle (IRCC). His favourite writers include Karen Armstrong, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Geoffrey Hill.

Books by Muzakkir Samat


From Walden to Woodlands is an interfaith anthology of poetry about nature in Singapore. Showcasing a diverse range of writings from a kaleidoscope of faith perspectives, this collection draws inspiration from native flora, fauna, and natural habitats, besides exploring humanity’s relationship with the environment.

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