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Local Flavours

Local Flavours

Order your next bite from Local Flavours, and let us put words in your mouth! Explore an enticing menu prepared by Singapore writers and illustrators in this fun, poetic twist on food delivery sites. Featuring 15 poems carefully paired with gifs and illustrations, this eclectic selection offers a mix of cuisines and poetic styles. With…

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Stories on Site: On Trek to Otter Greatness

Stories on Site: On Trek to Otter Greatness

Ollie the otter is on a quest to prove his worth as the next clan leader. There’s just one slight problem: that takes stellar animal diplomacy and navigational skills, and Ollie isn’t very good at either.  What’s a good neighbour to do? Help your furry friend locate its fellow citydwellers — feathered, scaly, and more….

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Stories on Site: Kallang River Quest

Stories on Site: Kallang River Quest

‘Circuit breaker’ has ended and you can finally play with your friends after a month. You receive a mysterious letter in the mailbox with puzzling clues from an unknown sender. Where will this lead? Choose your own virtual adventure as you “walk” around Kallang River from the comfort of your own home. Explore new and…

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The Serial Short Story Project: “Ghosted” by Xie Shi Min

The Serial Short Story Project: “Ghosted” by Xie Shi Min

In the second edition of The Serial Short Story Project, Xie Shi Min will be writing about a boy who makes a deal with the lord of the dead: Huang Jiajun’s girlfriend has just passed away. Unable to imagine his life without her, he has asked the Lord of the Dead (Yan Luo Wang), to bring…

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The Serial Short Story Project: “The House Next Door” by Suffian Hakim

The Serial Short Story Project: “The House Next Door” by Suffian Hakim

The first story to be published is a young adult horror, The House Next Door by Suffian Hakim.   The economic fallout from COVID-19 results in the Lim family having to downgrade from their luxurious condo into an old three-room flat in Yishun. The unit beside them is empty, but Jason keeps hearing strange crackling noises…

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Our Blood Runs Red Just Like Yours

Our Blood Runs Red Just Like Yours

Our Blood Runs Red Just Like Yours is a photo book in collaboration with The T Project, which runs a shelter and community centre for the transgender community in Singapore. With the aim to shed light on this often misunderstood and marginalised community, the book features shelter residents and associates, sharing previously untold stories of…

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little red comma

little red comma

little red comma fuses Singapore fiction with new media, comprising digital adaptations of six diverse literary works that span the genres of poetry and short fiction. From the end of August to November 2020, a new work will be released every fortnight on Esplanade Offstage, featuring original illustrations and audio produced by our partner Artwave…

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Tusitala 360°: Sorta Scary Singapore Stories

Tusitala 360°: Sorta Scary Singapore Stories

  Experience horror come to life through 360º illustrations, accompanied by clips from audiobooks by Storytel. Four illustrators interpret a scene from four local stories by Catherine Lim, Clara Chow Daryl Qilin Yam and Suffian Hakim, bringing you their versions of nightmares to you via VR headsets. First showcased at Textures 2020, this free 5-10…

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Tusitala Interactive: Somewhere Else, Another You

Tusitala Interactive: Somewhere Else, Another You

Tusitala adapted the print book into a free browser-based experience, enhancing the existing narrative with interactivity, web and mobile effects, and sound. This experience targets readers to new SingLit particularly people below 35 and are interested in science-fiction, choose-your-own-adventure stories, and narrative games. We also wanted to bring books to where most people are reading…

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The Big Blue Book

The Big Blue Book

Originally a print magazine, we helped transform The Big Blue Book to an iPhone and iPad app that showcased its beautiful content. Tusitala designed the UI and UX for the app. We saw that the intriguing images were coupled with long form articles. Balancing beauty with usability, we segmented content into text and picture subsections…

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