A versatile 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, and have been produced and studied in schools. Laremy’s plays, including pieces such as Radio Silence, Full Tank!, Opening Address and Hands Down, 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.
Laremy was the co-editor of Voices Clear and True: New Singapore Plays Vol. I (Checkpoint Theatre, 2012). He has contributed educational content to publications such as Off Centre: A Necessary Resource (The Necessary Stage, 2019) and The Saturday Special Report: Insights to Lesser-Known Worlds (Straits Times Press, 2014).
Besides running literary workshops for schools, including creative writing workshops for the Creative Arts Programme (Ministry of Education, Singapore), National University of Singapore, Victoria Junior College and National Junior College, Laremy has coached playwrights and dramaturged their plays for NUS DramaFest. He has also taught creative writing in School of the Arts, Singapore.
Laremy has an Honours (Distinction) degree in English Literature from NUS and is an alum of the University Scholars Programme. He was Singapore’s Writer-in-Residence at the Toji Cultural Centre in South Korea and a World Interplay delegate in Queensland, Australia. He was formerly an Associate Producer and an Associate Artist with Checkpoint Theatre, as well as a Schools Correspondent with The Straits Times.