Sorta Scary Singapore Stories

The literature scene in Singapore is growing and Sorta Scary Singapore Stories aims to introduce the colourful worlds of SingLit through technology, visuals and audio to the public.

Experience horror come to life through 360° illustrations of stories by local authors, accompanied by clips from audiobooks by Storytel. Four illustrators interpret a scene from four local stories, bringing you their versions of nightmares to you.

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Author of Kappa Quartet Daryl Qilin Yam

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The crowd on opening night, 13 Mar

Textures 2020

Textures is a signature programme of The Arts House celebrating Singapore literature and those in the literary arts industry. It is co-commissioned with the #BuySingLit movement and supported by the National Arts Council.

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All four books were available from the bookstore at Textures 2020 (Photo: The Arts House Limited)


Tusitala is a digital storytelling studio that champions access and innovation. We use our expertise in technology, UI, UX and design to transcend the traditional boundaries of print and digital.

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Storytel is an entrepreneurial driven company that focuses on being the first and obvious choice for all audiobook lovers. Storytel strives to be the market leader within audiobook streaming and are constantly working on delivering the best digital book experience on the market.


About #BuySingLit

#BuySingLit is an industry-led movement to celebrate stories from Singapore. Advocating ‘Buy Local, Read Our World’, homegrown book publishers, retailers and literary non-profits have come together to encourage more people to discover and embrace Singapore’s literature.

Through buying and reading local works, you support the writers who bear witness to our lives, as well as the businesses in our community that deliver these stories to us. Most of all, you will experience the profound joy of unravelling the multi-faceted world around you.