Joanne Elisha Yeo

Biography

Joanne Elisha Yeo is an aspiring writer from Singapore who is passionate about creative writing. She has written a wide genre of literary works for both adults and children, ranging from short stories to poetry. Her poems are mainly contemporary and experimental. History is one of her favorite subjects and research topics; her interest in history has motivated her to write a poetry chapbook based on the World War II Jewish Holocaust, titled 'Shoah: Remembering the Forgotten'.

Apart from writing, Joanne also illustrates. After graduating from college in May this year (2014), she hopes to pursue a degree in Psychology while continuing to write in her leisure.

Favorite authors: Vladimir Nabokov, George Orwell, Allen Ginsberg, J.K. Rowling, Enid Blyton

j.elisha@hotmail.com

Books

A New Home for Baby Swallow
Price: Free! Words: 740. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Emigration & Immigration, Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
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The baby swallow's life was about to change as winter drew nearer. He would have to leave his home and friends whom he loved dearly. This is a short story which empathizes with children who are having worries and difficulties transiting to a new, foreign environment.
Sense & Nonsensibility
Price: Free! Words: 3,330. Language: American English. Published: January 13, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
Sense & Nonsensibility is a collection of experimental poetry which pushes the boundaries of poetic rules and challenges readers to view aesthetics from different angles. *Author's note: PDF version recommended to preserve original formatting.
A Little Ways down the Rabbit Hole‏
Price: Free! Words: 2,620. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
A Little Ways down the Rabbit Hole takes mundane daily occurrences and transforms them into poems filled with excitement, thoughts and emotions. Journey through places with the well-crafted poetry and indulge in the rich sensory imagery that each piece provides.
The Boy Who Had A Lot Of Toys
Price: Free! Words: 770. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories, Fiction » Children’s books » Social Issues / Values & Virtues
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Benjamin was a boy who had a lot of toys but he was never satisfied. Through an event, Benjamin began to learn to value what he has and he also learnt the value of sharing and giving.
The Boy Who Didn't Want To Be Himself‏
Price: Free! Words: 640. Language: American English. Published: January 10, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
Meet Adam – the boy who didn't want to be himself! Adam had always felt that he was not good at anything at all while everybody else were good at something. One day, he discovered his talent through a chanced episode.
Shoah: Remembering the Forgotten
Price: Free! Words: 2,180. Language: American English. Published: November 15, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs, Nonfiction » History » European
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A collection of poetry inspired by the World War II Jewish Holocaust. This book is dedicated to the memory of those who tragically lost their lives, families and friends in the infamous Nazi genocide, and to those who selflessly stood up against it.

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