Reading Series

Festival Symposium: Short Works, Big Ideas Part II

Show - Reading Series

Hong Kong International Literary Festival
  • Sat 31-10-2015 7:00 PM - 1 h 30 m

The Jockey Club Studio Theatre

Free admission
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In English

Synopsis

Short fiction has gone out of fashion in some parts of the world, displaced by ever-longer novels.  Here in Hong Kong, contemporary writers lean toward short works and poetry as a form of creative expression - is this a reaction to our lifestyles that are so time-poor?  Award-winning poet Luke Kennard is joined by local poets Tammy Ho and Sonia Wong for a lively exchange on the place of poetry in modern day literature in Hong Kong and further afield.  Moderated by Elbert Lee.

 

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