Faculty of Literary Arts
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Ian Goh graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Arts
in English Literature. He then completed his Postgraduate Diploma in Education at
the National Institute of Education, Nanyang Technological University.
He believes in the power of literature to inspire change in the world. During his six
years in CHIJ St. Nicholas Girls’ School, he was an advocate for the study of
literature, film and philosophy of knowledge in the classroom. As such, his pedagogy
infuses elements of drama, visual arts and gamification to engage students in their
close analysis of literary texts.
His short fiction has been published in Meat for Tea: The Valley Review and recently awarded the Highly Commended Prize in the Michael Terence Publishing Summer
Short Story Competition 2019. His short films have been featured at various festivals
around the world and his short screenplays have been placed in local and overseas
competitions. He has also served as a Play Reviewer for the Short & Sweet
He is a recent graduate of the Game Writing Academy at the University of British
Columbia and has attained Certificates in Game Design and Writing from the
California Institute of the Arts and Vanderbilt University.
Currently pursuing a Masters (MA) in Creative Writing at LASALLE College of the Arts, Goldsmiths London, Ian is working on his first collection of speculative poetry and researching interweaving narratives in game design.