Changes and Chances
by Leonard Ng
Uncompromising yet accessible, the six sequences in Changes and Chances explore love, sorrow, time, nature, and humanity. By turns passionate, hermetic, and heartbreaking, they simultaneously endure and celebrate all the imperfections of the world. Leonard Ng blends free verse with adaptations of both Western and Asian forms to create a musical poetry grounded in the traditions of both East and West.
A purchase of the book comes with a complimentary Changes and Chances postcard (while stocks last)!
About the Editors
LEONARD NG was born in Singapore in 1979. He studied Sociology and English Literature at the National University of Singapore, graduating with First Class Honours. His work has appeared in a variety of places, including Ceriph, the Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, the anthologies Love Gathers All and Coast. He is also a translator of classical poetry into English. This Mortal World, his previous collection of poems (also published by Ethos Books), was shortlisted for the 2012 Singapore Literature Prize.
"... Raw, honest and carefully crafted... each of Ng’s poems calls out to be read with the same passionate fervour as the last."
- Shalini Devindra, NP Tribune
• • •
Dimension: 120mm x 200mm