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Bangkok Works of Art

Photographer Michael LaPalme, publisher Hans Kemp, writer Tom Vater and painter Chris Coles at Wordplay, Bangkok’s second literary festival in March 2012, before the presentation of Sacred Skin (with co-author and photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat). Photograph by Aroon Thaewchatturat.

Bangkok’s Second Literary Festival by Michael LaPalme

Photographer Michael LaPalme shot my talk (together with co-author and photographer Aroon Thaewchatturat) on Sacred Skin at the Neilson Hays Library during the second Bangkok Literary Festival. It had been a while since our last talk on Thailand’s sacred tattoos and I had a great time re-engaging with our book and an audience. I also […]

Word Play 2: Bangkok’s Literary Festival Is Back!

Word Play, the second Bangkok Literary Festival takes place next Sunday, the 25th of March at the Neilson Hays Library on Surawong Road. Last year, I gave a talk on freelance writing and my career in the digital age. Writers giving talks include Philip Cornwel-Smith, Luke Cassady-Dorion, David Young, Dean Barrett and Joe Cummings. The […]

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