LITERARY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

POETRY

The Arbitrary Sign. 2013. Singapore: Red Wheelbarrow Books.

    

I Didn’t Know Mani was a Conceptualist. 2014. Singapore:

Math Paper Press.

    

Sanctus Sanctus Dirgha Sanctus. 2014. Singapore:

Red Wheelbarrow Books.

The Wrong/Wrung Side of Love. 2015. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

Phat Planet Cometh. 2015. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

Thirty-Seven Reasons Red Is Rad. 2016. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

Mirror Image Mirage. 2016. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

Reading to Ted Hesburgh. 2017. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

Apophenia: Forty-One Dada Dilemmas. 2017. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

FICTION

Singular Acts of Endearment: A Novel. 2014. USA: Grey

Sparrow Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

NON-FICTION

Top Ten TCS Stars. 1995. Singapore: Caldecott Publishing.

The Good Day I Died: The Near-Death Experience of a Harvard Divinity Student [A Quasi-Memoir]. 2019. Singapore: Penguin Random House South-east Asia.

HYBRID WORK

Babel Via Negativa. 2015. Singapore: Ethos Books & Squircle Line Press.

 

FOODPORN cum Maundy Thursday. 2016. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

Jia Lat Lah: An Antiplay. 2017. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

Hermitage of Dreamers: Lyric Essays. 2018. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

The World According to Ms Erasure: Exercises in Zen Lyric. 2018. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

Found Texts of the AAI Anon, Circa 3119: Eight Lyric Essays. 2020. Photos. Karen Kon. Singapore: Ethos Books.

PHOTOBOOK

Ruminations of a Good Book. 2003. Photos. Yasin Razak. Singapore: Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

AUDIOBOOK / CD

 

How to Read a Poem. 2003. Exec Prod. Jurgen Frenz and

Desmond Kon. Singapore: Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

An Impression of the Pipa. 2003. Exec Prod. Jurgen Frenz, Desmond Kon and Samuel Wong Shengmiao. Singapore:

Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

 

One for the Love of God. 2004. Exec Prod. Vanessa Fernandez

and Terry Lee. Eds. Desmond Kon and Germaine Lim. Singapore: Beaumont Publishing and Ngee Ann Polytechnic. 

CHAPBOOK

This Is Visual Poetry. 2010. USA: Naissance.

Dear Physical Environment. 2010. USA: Naissance.

To Whose Mandolin It May Concern. 2010. USA: Naissance.

In Memoriam to a Marionette: Caudate Sonnet of the Year Ad Interim. 2011. UK: Silkworms Ink.

Let Dinggedicht Speak. 2011. UK: Silkworms Ink.

Changeling in the Boustrophedon’s Outfield. 2011. USA:

White Knuckle Press. 

Between Pineapple and Parsley. 2011. UK: Ronin Press.

500 Favourite Words. 2012. USA: Naissance.

When Dada Rewrote Koans. 2012. USA: Corollary Press.

 

EDITORIAL

Retrospect: A Soldier’s Memoir [40 SAR 1st ABG Mono-Intake Commemorative Book]. 1992. Ed. Desmond Kon. Singapore:

40 Singapore Armoured Regiment.

Doing A Little Good. 2002. Ed. Desmond Kon. Singapore:

Riding for the Disabled Association.

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover aka Dead People, Flying Fishes And The Ones Who Missed The Boat. 2003. Eds. Kelvin Bik and Desmond Kon. Singapore: Beaumont Publishing and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

 

Impressions of a Pipa Player: Profiles of the World’s Most Premier. 2003. Samuel Wong Shengmiao. Ed. Desmond Kon. Singapore: Beaumont Publishing and Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Eldercare and Counselling. 2003. Eds. Cheryl Chia, Jeremy Huang, Desmond Kon and Daniel Yuan. Singapore: SAGE Counselling Centre.

NP40: A Commemorative Publication for Ngee Ann Polytechnic’s 40th Anniversary. 2003. Eds. Jaron Chan, Desmond Kon and Catherine Tan. Singapore: Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

For the Love of God. 2004. Eds. Maryam Abdullah, Ivan Ke, Jason Koh, Desmond Kon, Andrea Lau, Noelle Perera, Lisa Tan, Valerie Wee and Clair Yeo. Singapore: Beaumont Publishing.

 

I’m A Volunteer Too: Forty Heartwarming Singaporean Stories. 2004. Eds. Maryam Abdullah, Desmond Kon and Clair Marie Yeo. Singapore: Beaumont Publishing & National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre.

 

The One Word: Hope For Cambodia’s Challenges Today. 2004. Rachel Fang, Amanda Koh and Kimberly Mah. Ed. Desmond Kon. Photos. Alan Lee. Singapore: Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

Housing Senior Singaporeans. 2004. Eds. Cheryl Chia, Jeremy Huang, Desmond Kon and Daniel Yuan. Singapore: SAGE Counselling Centre.

From Generation to Generation: A Heritage of Recipes. 2004. Eds. Desmond Kon, Eunice Tan, Jolene Tan, Teo Yi-Ling and Roxanne Toh. Singapore: Paya Lebar Methodist Church.

 

Above and Beyond. 2008. Eds. Desmond Kon, Lee Xian Jie and Robin Yee. Singapore: Ngee Ann Polytechnic.

WE ARE AWE50ME: Celebrating Fifty Years of Excellence [Golden Jubilee Edition]. 2013. Ed. Robin Yee. Design. Desmond Kon. Singapore: Ngee Ann Polytechnic.
 

Eye/Feel/Write For You: Broadside Series. 2014. Ed. Desmond Kon. Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

Eye/Feel/Write: Experiments in Ekphrasis. 2015. Ed. Desmond Kon. Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

Ars Moriendi: Writings on the Art of Dying. 2015. Ed. Desmond Kon. Singapore: Lien Foundation & Squircle Line Press.

 

Asingbol: An Archaeology of the Singaporean Poetic Form. 2017. Ed. Desmond Kon. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

Eye/Feel/Write: Building Architectonics. 2017. Ed. Desmond Kon. Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

Anima Methodi: The Poetics of Mirroring. 2018. Eds. Desmond Kon and Eric Tinsay Valles. Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

 

SingPoWriMo 2018: The Anthology. 2018. Eds. Stephanie Chan, Desmond Kon, Ng Yi-Sheng and Rodrigo Dela Peña Jr. Singapore: Math Paper Press.

Seven Hundred Lines: A Crown of Found//Fount Sonnets [A Singapore Bicentennial Tribute]. 2019. Ed. Desmond Kon. USA: Glass Lyre Press; Singapore: Squircle Line Press.

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