Children and Teens, and Their Sing Lit Reads

Students from Primary and Secondary schools will be invited to do a short reading from a book they like and share about their feelings about the book or what they like about it. It will be a spontaneous session moderated by Nepolian. 

16 April 2022

In-person at The Arts House

Organised by:
Singapore Book Council

Commissioned by:
Sing Lit: Read Our World

Supported by:
National Arts Council

Venue supporter:
The Arts House


Young readers share excerpts and discuss some of Singapore’s local Tamil books. The readers will talk about the delights of the Tamil language and how reading broadens their world.

The session presents information about local writers and introduces some of the Tamil works published in Singapore. There will also be a Tamil word game for students.  

This session is in Tamil and is curated and moderated by poet Nepolian.



Nepolian writes Poems, Short stories, Essays, Literary Criticism, Screen plays and Songs. His work has appeared in Newspapers, Journals, Literary magazines, TV, Cinema and Websites in Both Singapore and Overseas. He has published two Poetry collections: “Naanum en karuppuk kuthiraiyum” (2002) and “Kaanaamal pona kavithaikal” (2013).  His works have bagged many prizes and distinctions in both Singapore and Overseas. He is the first Lyricist from Singapore to write songs for Tamil Movies. The famous song, “Un thalai mudi uthirvathaikkooda ...” from the Tamil Movie, “Kaathalil Vizhunthaen” was written by him. A Civil Engineer by qualification, With his serving as a trainer in the Poetry workshop for School / College students and Public, Acting as a judge in literary and fine arts competitions, His rich contributions to literature, cinema, music, short film, stage programs, and his holding a Master’s Degree in Tamil, Nepolian has proved himself as a versatile Personality.