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‘Anatomy of a Wave’ with Yong Shu Hoong

Monday 27 February – 7:30 pm at Alliance Française de Penang

On Monday 27 February, join us for an exceptional evening of poetry reading by two-time Singapore Literature Prize winner Yong Shu Hoong from his latest poetry collection ‘Anatomy of a Wave’ (2022), as well as a conversation led by Gareth Richards.

About Yong Shu Hoong:

Shu Hoong has authored seven poetry collections, including ‘Frottage’ (2005) and ‘The Viewing Party’ (2013), which both won the Singapore Literature Prize. He currently teaches at Nanyang Technological University and other institutions in Singapore. He organises the subTEXT literary reading at Singapore Art Museum and was a featured author at the Singapore Writers Festival 2022.

Date: Monday 27 February 2023
Time: 7:30 PM
Venue: Alliance Française de Penang, 46 Jalan Phuah Hin Leong, George Town, Penang

Free admission, on registration only.

This event is a partnership with Gerakbudaya Bookshop. Limited copies of ‘Anatomy of a Wave’ will be available for purchase.


Register here !



Jeudi 26 janvier à 7:00 pm à l’Alliance Française de Penang

Vous avez adoré ou au contraire détesté un livre? Le Troc-Lecture est l’occasion pour vous de venir nous raconter votre expérience de lecture, un  jeudi par par mois, à l’Alliance Française de Penang. Vous avez 5 minutes top chrono pour partager votre coup de cœur… ou votre coup de gueule. En-cas et boissons bienvenus. Pour plus d’informations rejoignez notre groupe Whatsapp en cliquant ici  !

Participation gratuite, ouverte à tous les membres de l’Alliance Française.


Wednesday 1 March, 8pm at Hin Bus Depot

About the film:
The Olympique Lyonnais women’s soccer team has over the years become one of the best soccer teams in the world. From training sessions to competitive matches, from doubts to victories, this documentary takes an up-close look at these exceptional players and their daily lives. An invitation to see women’s sports and the place they hold in professional sports under a new light: a universe where the values of respect and open-mindedness are indispensable mainstays in working towards equality.

Wednesday 15 March, 8pm at Hin Bus Depot

About the film:
Each year, thousands of youngsters embark on a nursing course. Between theory and practice, each will have to acquire a vast amount of knowledge and master innumerable medical techniques.
Grab your tickets on:
Tickets RM10 each (RM7 for AF members)
Note: AF membership card or AF promocode must be presented upon admission to enjoy the special rate. Ask us to get your special promocode.
This Hin Screening is a collaboration between Hin Bus Depot and Alliance Française de Penang. Drop an email to for enquiries.

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