Writing the City

Writing the City is a community of new, emerging and established writers who share their work, give and receive feedback and get invaluable opportunities to take their writing forward. We focus on writing inspired by city life. Share your stories, scripts and poems in written or spoken words. This is your place to READ, WRITE, DISCUSS and CONNECT.

Click on a marker to discover stories, poems, scripts and scribbles inspired by places you know. Log in to read, comment, add your own work and become part of the Writing the City community.

A series of short inspirational films offer an ideal starting point for discussions on the craft of writing and understanding texts. Singapore Literature Prize winner Suchen Christine Lim and UK novelist Jeremy Sheldon explore ideas of character, a sense of place, memory, history and belonging and how they relate to creative writing. Click Inspiration to watch.