HKBU invites renowned novelist Li Zishu as Writer-in-Residence


Date: 11 Apr 2017 (Tuesday)


HKBU welcomes renowned novelist Li Zishu as Writer-in-Residence


The International Writers’ Workshop of HKBU held a reception yesterday (10 Apr) to welcome Ms Li Zishu, renowned Chinese language novelist from Malaysia, as Writer-in-Residence this year. Ms Li will reside at HKBU in April and May and will conduct public lectures, talks and workshops to share her experience in creative writing with tertiary students, local writers as well as the public.

During her stay, Ms Li will conduct two public talks. The first one on “Book in the Mirror: Fiction in the Fictionalities” will be held on campus (27 April, 3:30 pm, iCafe, 3/F The Wing Lung Bank Building for Business Studies, Shaw Campus) and another on “The Dilemma of Existence” will be held at the Hong Kong Central Library, Causeway Bay (30 April, 2:30 pm, Lecture Theatre).

Ms Li Zishu is winner of numerous literary awards. She is a six-time grand prize winner of the Hua Zong Literary Award in Malaysia, accounting for the largest share of the award since its establishment. She is also famous in Taiwan, where she won the UDN Literary Award and China Times Literary Award.

Her novels have been published in Malaysia, Taiwan and China, these include The Years of Remembrance, Wild Buddha, Gateway to Heaven and The Inevitable Coincidence. She writes prose as well, and two compilations were published with the titles of Disordered Timeline and The Pause Button. Her work as a columnist for Ming Pao Monthly (Hong Kong) have been compiled and published into a book, Solo.

For details on the Writer-in-Residence activities, please refer to the website Public enquiries: 3411 7173.


黎紫書女士駐校期間將出席兩項公開活動,包括公開講座「鏡中書──關於小說與虛構的維度」(4月27日下午3時30分,逸夫校園永隆銀行商學大樓3樓 iCafe)和「存在的困境」(4月30日下午2時30分,銅鑼灣香港中央圖書館地下演講廳),歡迎公眾參加。



有關「國際作家工作坊」的活動詳情,請瀏覽網頁,公眾查詢:3411 7173。