Deborah Emmanuel (b.1988) is a Singaporean poet, performer and four-time TEDx speaker. As a slam poet, she has won competitions in Singapore, Germany and Australia. Her solo work has gone to places like Barcelona, Berlin, London, New York City and Kathmandu, and she has toured alongside people like Anthony Anaxagorou and Sarah Kay. Deborah has written When I Giggle In My Sleep (2015), Rebel Rites (2016)and Genesis Visual Poetry Collection (2018). When not writing or performing poetry, she also makes music with Wobology, Mantravine, The Ditha Project and Kiat, creates movement pieces, teaches workshops, paints/illustrates and devises independent theatre.