Walking Books Tour: 17A Keong Saik Road by Charmaine Leung
Take a walk down memory’s lane and revisit the Keong Saik of the 1970s with Charmaine. Growing up in a shophouse on Keong Saik Road when it was a prominent red-light precinct, Charmaine recollects the stories of the place and its people then: the Ma Je, the Pei Pa Zai, and the Dai Gu Liong.
In this special edition of the tour for Singapore Writers Festival 2017, hear how her writing journey started, and why place and memory became such important tools in the writing of her book 17A Keong Saik Road.
This event is co-presented with the Singapore Writers Festival 2017.
Date: Sunday, 12 November 2017, 9:30 – 11:00 AM
Meeting point: Outside Sri Layan Sithi Vinayagar Temple at 73 Keong Saik Rd.
Each ticket is inclusive of a copy of 17A Keong Saik Road (retail price S$19.90).