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


黎紫書女士擔任浸大駐校作家

Date: 10 Apr 2017 (Monday)

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

浸大歡迎著名馬華作家黎紫書出任駐校作家

The International Writers’ Workshop of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) held a reception today 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, HKBU Shaw Campus, Kowloon Tong) 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 http://iww.hkbu.edu.hk. Public enquiries: 3411 7173.

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香港浸會大學國際作家工作坊今日舉行歡迎茶會,歡迎著名馬來西亞華文作家黎紫書女士擔任「駐校作家」。她將駐校約一個月,參與公開講座、聚談、小說創作坊等,向大專師生、本地作家和大眾分享寫作經驗,推廣文學創作。

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,九龍塘聯福道浸大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。

黎紫書女士是近十年來馬華文學最被看好的作家之一。她至今共六次奪得馬來西亞花蹤文學大獎,是自有花蹤文學獎以來,獲得最多大獎的作家。她也受到台灣文壇的肯定,數次贏得聯合報文學獎與時報文學獎。

黎女士著作豐富,計有長篇小說《告別的年代》,短篇小說集《野菩薩》、《天國之門》、《山瘟》、《出走的樂園》,極短篇小說集《簡寫》、《無巧不成書》、《微型黎紫書》,散文《暫停鍵》、《因時光無序》,以及在香港《明報月刊》專欄文章結集而成的個人文集《獨角戲》等等。

有關「國際作家工作坊」的活動詳情,請瀏覽網頁http://iww.hkbu.edu.hk,公眾查詢:3411 7173。

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