The British Council along with the Raffles Hotel and Epigram publishers, are pleased to present the first Raffles Writer-in-Residence, Pico Iyer, who launched his new book in Singapore in August 2019, with events at Raffles Hotel, Huggs Café and Kinokuniya. This Could Be Home explores Singapore’s heritage through the lens of the future and was written as part of cultural collaboration initiatives for the SG-UK Partnership for the Future.
Come join Pico and be inspired by his stories of travel and adventure.
An Intimate Evening with Pico Iyer
Join the bestselling author and essayist Pico Iyer (The Art of Stillness), dubbed "arguably the world's greatest living travel writer" as he shares his experiences as a globetrotter and a writer in this special session co-hosted by the British Council and Epigram.
Date: 16 August 2019, Friday
Time: 19.00 to 20.00
Venue: Huggs-Epigram Coffee Bookshop
45 Maxwell Rd, #01-01,The URA Centre, Singapore 069118
Limited spaces available, please register to avoid disappointment: https://travelwrite.peatix.com
Meet-The-Author of 'This Could be Home'
Join the bestselling author at this event as he talks about how travel has helped him see the world in a different light, and what it’s really like to spend a night at the Raffles Hotel.
Date: 17 August 2019, Saturday
Time: 16.00 to 19.00
Venue: Kinokuniya @ Takashimaya
391 Orchard Road, #04-20, Singapore 238872