Naomi Wolf, Raymond E. Fiest, and Karen Joy Fowler coming to Singapore Writers Festival 2014


naomi-wolf-1Among the literary luminaries who will light up the literary firmament during the Singapore Writers Festival (SWF) this year are Naomi Wolf, Raymond E. Fiest, and Karen Joy Fowler.

The organizers of Singapore Writers Festival announced this on their Facebook page today. The annual festival takes place between October 31 to November 9, 2014 in Singapore.

Naomi Wolf is at the forefront of contemporary feminist thought. She is the author of The Beauty MythThe TreehousePromiscuities and Fire With Fire, and her essays have appeared in The New RepublicEsquire, Ms.The Washington Post, and The New York Times. Through her four ground-breaking books she has given voice to women of all ages, helping reveal the social myths that conspire to keep women struggling against inequality. She holds a degree from Yale University and New College, Oxford University, and lives in NYC. 

Raymond Elias Feist is an American fantasy fiction writer. He is best known for The Riftwar Cycle series of novels and short stories. His books have been translated into multiple languages and have sold over 15 million copies.

“It’s now official,” Fiest said on his website. “I will be attending the Singapore Writers Festival the weekend of November 7-9. Looking forward to it!”

Karen Joy Fowler is an American author of science fiction, fantasy, and literary fiction. Her work often centers on the nineteenth century, the lives of women, and alienation. She is best known as the author of the best-selling novel The Jane Austen Book Club that was made into a movie of the same name.