Kate Rogers

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Matches Polished into Lights:
Tiananmen Thirty Years On

(Mon 3 June 2019; 730 pm)
 and PEN Hong Kong
Media support: Hong Kong Free Press
Venue: Bleak House Books
Moderator: Tammy Ho


  • Kate Rogers’s “Twenty Years in the People Republic of China” [Download]



  • Kate Rogers’s “Why I No Longer Read Dystopian Fiction” [Download]



Kate Rogers‘s poetry has appeared in World Literature Today; the Fieldstone Review (University of Saskatchewan); Tamaracks: Canadian Poetry for the 21st Century; Algebra of Owls; Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine; Twin Cities: An Anthology of Twin Cinema from Singapore and Hong Kong; Juniper; The Guardian; Asia Literary Review; Cha; The Goose: a journal of Arts, Environment and Culture; Many Mountains Moving and Kyoto Journal, among other publications. Her poems won second place in the 2018-2019 Big Pond Rumours Contest. They have been shortlisted for the 2018 Vancouver Tagore Society Contest and the 2017 Montreal International Poetry Prize. Kate’s latest poetry collection is Out of Place (Quattro-Aeolus House, Toronto, 2017). She is a contributor to Cha‘s “Tiananmen Thirty Years On” feature in the June 2019 issue of the journal.

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[Kate Rogers: A featured reader at “Matches Polished into Lights: Tiananmen Thirty Years On”—a reading jointly organised by Cha and PEN Hong Kong, on Monday 3 June 2019.]


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