A versatile educator, writer, and editor, Laremy Lee (李庭辉) has the uncanny knack of being one of the few among his generation in Singapore who crafts compelling stories in different genres.
His creative works run the gamut from fiction to non-fiction. Laremy’s theatrical plays, including works such as Radio Silence, Full Tank! and Opening Address, have been staged by W!ld Rice, Checkpoint Theatre and Buds Theatre Company. His poetry has been published in various literary journals – such as Ceriph and Yunost – and anthologies, such as A Luxury We Cannot Afford: An Anthology of Singapore Poetry. He has also written for both online and print publications, including The Straits Times Life!; Esquire (Singapore); Her World (Singapore); the Quarterly Literary Review, Singapore; POSKOD.SG; and irememberSG. Excerpts of his works are at www.laremy.sg.
A trained teacher, Laremy was awarded a Ministry of Education (MOE) Teaching Award for his undergraduate study and later obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) with a Distinction in Teaching Practice from the National Institute of Education, Singapore. In curriculum-based settings, he has taught Project Work, English Literature and the General Paper at St Andrew’s Junior College (JC); and English Literature and English Language at St Gabriel’s Secondary School. He presently teaches Literature in English at School of the Arts, Singapore.
Besides running literary workshops for schools, including creative writing workshops for the MOE Creative Arts Programme, Victoria JC Integrated Programme and National JC, Laremy has also coached playwrights and dramaturged their plays for the National University of Singapore (NUS) Dramafest in 2012 and 2013.
Laremy has an Honours (Distinction) degree in English Literature from NUS and is an alum of the University Scholars Programme. He has been Singapore’s Writer-in-Residence at the Toji Cultural Centre in Korea and a Schools Correspondent with The Straits Times.