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Ow Yeong Wai Kit (欧阳炜杰) is an educator, editor, and writer. He has edited poetry anthologies such as From Walden to Woodlands: An Anthology of Nature Poems (2015) and Love at the Gallery (2017), both published by Ethos Books. His writings have been featured in the Straits Times, TODAY, QLRS,, as well as other publications and journals like Interreligious Insight and Think Pieces: A Journal of the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences. Schooled at Raffles Institution and Raffles Junior College, he graduated with first-class honours in English Literature from the National University of Singapore. He holds a M.A. degree (with distinction) from University College London, where he was awarded the John Oliver Hobbes Memorial Scholarship in Modern English. His topics of interest include nature and biodiversity, faith and religion, as well as culture and ethnicity. He is also an interfaith harmony advocate in the Holland-Bukit Timah Inter-Racial and Religious Confidence Circle (IRCC). In 2019, he was a recipient of the Outstanding Youth in Education Award (OYEA) by the Ministry of Education.

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Modern Poetry

Geoffrey Hill, T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats

2014 - 2015

National Institute of Education, Singapore

PGDE (distinction)

Religion and Literature

English Bible (Minor Prophets), Heart Sutra, Topics in Buddhism and Christianity

Nature and Biodiversity

Mary Oliver, Gary Snyder, Jane Goodall, John Muir, Henry David Thoreau

2013 - 2014

University College London

MA (distinction)

2009 - 2013

National University of Singapore (NUS)

BA (first-class honours)

2001 - 2006

Raffles Institution / Raffles Junior College

Humanities Scholarship

Singapore Literature

Alfian Sa'at, Wena Poon, Alvin Pang

Teaching Literature

Teaching Shakespeare, Teaching Poetry

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