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Lau Yee-ching


Bilingual , 2015/11 International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Literature, Poetry, Translation, Bilingual, International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

170 x 110 mm , 50pp ISBN : 978-962-996-745-1

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is “Poetry and Conflict”. 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, “Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night” is included. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations.

Lau Yee-ching started to write poetry in the 1970s. He has received the Hong Kong Youth Literature Award, Workers’ Literature Award, and the Hong Kong Biennial Award for Chinese Literature. His book of poems, And So You Look at the Festive Lights along the Street (1997), won the Hong Kong Biennial Award for Chinese Literature. In 2010, he published a more complete edition of this book, And So, Roll the Stone, You Look at the Festive Lights along the Street, which is a collection of more than 130 poems.

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