LEE Chi-leung (李智良)

LEE Chi-leung
  • Asia
  • Eastern Asia
  • Hong Kong

LEE Chi-leung 李智良(fiction writer, essayist; Hong Kong) is the author of  two books: 白瓷 [Porcelain] (1999), a Chinese & English bilingual volume of  poetry and short stories, and the essay collection 房間 [A Room Without Myself] (2008), which won the Hong Kong Book Prize and the Hong Kong Biennial Award for Chinese Literature.  His essays and fiction have been anthologized in 走著瞧:香港新銳作者六人合集 [Wait and See: Collected Works of Six New Hong Kong Writers] (2010). A freelance translator, editor and lecturer, he participates courtesy of the Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation.

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Ng Ka-To

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  • To mark PEN International’s centennial, Words Without Borders has published a sampler of works by writers committed to freedom of expression. Algerian novelist and scholar Med MAGANI is among them.

  • A fall harvest of book reviews coming in: of The Others by Sarah BLAU (translated from the Hebrew by Daniella Zamir); of LO Yi-Chin’s Farewell, translated from the Chinese by Jeremy TIANG; of Véronique TADJO’s In the Company of Men

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