Crossing the Harbour Book Launch & Poetry Reading
- Tue 11-07-2017 7:00 PM - 3 h
The Jockey Club Studio Theatre
Free ticket register and book pre-purchase available on art-mate website:
Book launch and reading for Crossing the Harbour, a bilingual anthology of ten contemporary Hong Kong Chinese-language poets. All nine living poets will read from their poetry in Chinese, with work by the late Leung Ping-kwan (Ya Si) presented by HK poets Chris Song and Matthew Cheng. Poets include Cao Shuying, Chan Chi-tak, Chung Kwok-keung, Huang Canran, Lau Yee-ching, Liu Wai-tong, Tu Chia-chi, Wong Leung-wo, and Wu Yin-ching. Selected English versions will be read by their translators Diana Shi & American poet George O'Connell.
This event is supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, Fringe Club, and Pangolin House.
More about the book: https://pangolinhouse.com/crossing-the-harbour/
The Book Launch & Poetry Reading is free and open to the public. All are welcome to attend.
Limited copies of Crossing the Harbour: Ten Contemporary Hong Kong Poets will be available at the reading for $100 HKD each. You may also pre-purchase online here and collect at the event.
*Book sales and distribution will be inside the entrance of the Upstairs Theater at 7 PM.