Be Spoke Podcast

Hosted ByThe Spoken Word Community of Singapore

The Wonder of Words, The Power of Performance

The Be Spoke Podcast is a collection of spoken word performances from the creative scene in Singapore.

This podcast was launched with an initial 27 poems from spoken word poets Marc Nair, Stephanie Dogfoot and Deborah Emmanuel, and then Be Spoke will be an ad hoc home for spoken word material




All Episodes

Here – Deborah Emmanuel

Deborah Emmanuel (b.1988) is a Singaporean artist, most recognised for her work as a poet, singer and theatre-maker. Deborah’s gifts have taken her across oceans, from the spiritual settings of Bali and Kathmandu to the vibrant cities of Berlin, London and New York. Her powerful performances have been at select events like TEDx Singapore and The Performance Theatre, and have toured...

The Whole Thing about Janis Joplin & The Rabbit – Stephanie Dogfoot

Our 2nd work from Stephanie Dogfoot is the curiously named The Whole Thing about Janis Joplin & The Rabbit Stephanie Dogfoot is a spoken word poet, performer, educator and stand up comic based in Singapore. Author of debut poetry collection ROADKILL FOR BEGINNERS (Math Paper Press). Winner of the 2012 UK Farrago Slam and the...

New Words for Never – Stephanie Dogfoot

The Be Spoke Podcast welcomes Stephanie Dogfoot to our living audio anthology of spoken word poetry from Singapore. From her book, this is “New Words for Never” Stephanie Dogfoot is a spoken word poet, performer, educator and stand up comic based in Singapore. Author of debut poetry collection ROADKILL FOR BEGINNERS (Math Paper Press). Winner...

I See You – Marc Nair

Marc Nair is a poet and photographer from Singapore, this is his poem, “I See You” His works bear witness to beauty, truth and hope. He has published and edited twelve books of poetry and is the co-founder and principal photographer of Mackerel, an online culture magazine. He is a recipient of the 2016 Young Artist...

Power Lines – Marc Nair

Marc Nair is a poet and photographer from Singapore, this is his poem “Power Lines” His works bear witness to beauty, truth and hope. He has published and edited twelve books of poetry and is the co-founder and principal photographer of Mackerel, an online culture magazine. He is a recipient of the 2016 Young Artist Award....

Once Upon a Time – Marc Nair

Marc Nair is a poet and photographer from Singapore, this is his poem, “Once Upon a Time” His works bear witness to beauty, truth and hope. He has published and edited twelve books of poetry and is the co-founder and principal photographer of Mackerel, an online culture magazine. He is a recipient of the 2016 Young...

O Holy Torrent – Marc Nair

Marc Nair is a poet and photographer from Singapore, this is his poem, “O Holy Torrent” His works bear witness to beauty, truth and hope. He has published and edited twelve books of poetry and is the co-founder and principal photographer of Mackerel, an online culture magazine. He is a recipient of the 2016 Young Artist...

Love in a Time of Wearing Shorts – Marc Nair

As part of our Spoken Word Episode, we’ve offered our recording services to the poets to help build up an online audio repository of their work. This is Singapore Poetry Slam champion Marc Nair, with “Love in a Time of Wearing Shorts” Marc Nair is a poet and photographer from Singapore. His works bear witness...

The Language Hospital – Marc Nair

As part of our Spoken Word Episode, we’ve offered our recording services to the poets to help build up an online audio repository of their work. First up is Singapore Poetry Slam champion Marc Nair. This is “The Language Hospital” Marc Nair is a poet and photographer from Singapore. His works bear witness to beauty,...