Faculty of Literature in English
Laremy graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in English Literature from the National University of Singapore (NUS), where he also completed the NUS University Scholars Programme.
A Ministry of Education (MOE) Teaching Award recipient for his undergraduate study, he subsequently obtained a Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (Secondary) with a Distinction in Teaching Practice from the National Institute of Education, Singapore. He has also undergone the International Baccalaureate’s specialised training in teaching Language and Literature as well as Approaches to Learning.
Between 2009 and 2013, he taught Project Work, English Literature and the General Paper at St Andrew’s Junior College (JC) and English Literature and English Language at St Gabriel's Secondary School.
As an arts practitioner, Laremy's creative works range from fiction to non-fiction. His theatrical plays, including works such as Radio Silence, Full Tank!, Opening Address and Hands Down, have been staged by W!ld Rice, Checkpoint Theatre and Buds Theatre Company.
His poetry has been published in literary journals - such as Ceriph and Yunost - and anthologies, such as A Luxury We Cannot Afford: An Anthology of Singapore Poetry. He has written for both print and online publications including The Straits Times Life!, Esquire (Singapore), Her World (Singapore), Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, POSKOD.SG and irememberSG. He was Singapore’s Writer-in-Residence at the Toji Cultural Centre in Korea in 2013, under the auspices of a National Arts Council (Singapore) grant. Excerpts of his works are at www.laremy.sg.
Laremy has run creative writing workshops for the MOE Creative Arts Programme, Victoria JC Integrated Programme and National JC and has also coached playwrights and dramaturged their plays for the NUS Dramafest in 2012 and 2013.
Prior to joining SOTA, Laremy wrote for The Straits Times IN and The Straits Times Little Red Dot. He enjoys crafting compelling stories in different genres for communication across various platforms and looks forward to sharing this with the students of SOTA.