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Chinese Writers' Workshop: 2024 Spring Event

CWW 2022 Spring Event

The Faculty of Arts at HKBU has long been committed to promoting creativity and developing different creative projects. The Chinese Writers' Workshop (CWW)  is dedicated to promoting contemporary Chinese literature and culture, and it aims to present its diverse and rich literary landscapes. As usual, CWW is launching ‘Chinese Writers-in-Residence Programme’ (CWR) and Hong Kong Writers-in-Residence Programme’ (HKWR) and Hong Kong Writers-in-Residence Programme’ (HKWR) this spring after the "Distinguished Chinese Writers Series" last September, and we have invited emerging overseas Chinese writers to meet and exchange with their Hong Kong counterparts at HKBU for one month.

CWW will host the 4rd CWR and HKWR from 25 March to 25 April 2024. Mr. Chu Yu-hsun, a , has written under the pen name "Godwind" focusing on women's issues and Mr. Ye Zhaoyan, Chinese novelist, has won numerous awards and was awarded the “Top Ten Cultural Figures” by the Nanjing Municipal People's Government,Ms. Lin Qiuming, and a Chinese writer, received the first prize of the "On-site · Non-Fiction Writing Scholarship" in the third quarter. They are the CWR this year. Ms. Ip Human,  the selected HKWR this year, is enthusiastic about promoting nature writing in Hong Kong who has published six books about Hong Kong Nature, and held three personal art exhibitions.

The four writers will share their works and experiences with Hong Kong readers at various events, including the ‘Writers' Reading and Conversation’, individual talks and writing workshops. The two programmes will be held on HKBU campus. Further details can be found on the Facebook page of CWW. Those who have enquiries can call 3411 5860 or email at  artsoc@hkbu.edu.hk.

Please refer to the biographies of the four Writers-in-Residence in the attachment.

All events are free of charge.

*All the events will be conducted in Putonghua/Cantonese, please refer to the Chinese version for a detailed programme.