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NG MEI KWAN 吳美筠 is a well-established Hong Kong writer with substantial experience in both creative and media writing. Her first poetry collection won an award as Outstanding Entry in the First Hong Kong Biennial Award for Chinese Literature in 1990. Her writing has been published in both Taiwan and Mainland China as well as in Hong Kong and has also been translated into English for publication in Hong Kong and in Australia. Major publications include Love Karaoke [short stories] (2006), The Fourth Morning [poetry] (1998), and We Are So Close [poetry] (1990). Her second collection of short fiction, Clumps on the Angel’s Head (2009) won an Entry Award at the Hong Kong Golden Publications Awards sponsored by the Association of Christian Publishers. Ng graduated as BA in Chinese literature, language and philosophy at the University of Hong Kong and as PhD in classical Chinese literature at the University of Sydney. She has taught at Hong Kong University, Lingnan University, Hong Kong Baptist College (now Hong Kong Baptist University) and the Open University of Hong Kong. Her research interests are classical and contemporary Chinese literature, women’s writing, and Christianity in Chinese literature. Ng’s latest publication is 《獨眼讀看──劇場‧舞影‧文學跨世紀》.
[Ng Mei Kwan: A featured reader at Liu Xiaobo Elegies (念念劉曉波)—a reading jointly organised by Cha and PEN Hong Kong, on Friday 29 June 2018.]