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Issue 91

Wasafiri 91: Writing Hong Kong

Issue 91: Autumn 2017

Writing Hong Kong

Issue 91: Autumn 2017

Writing Hong Kong



Fiction by Cindy Lam, Michael Tsang, Dorothy Tse and Denis Wong

Poems by Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Henry W Leung, Nicholas Wong

Interviews with Nicholas Wong and Xu Xi

Articles on Hong Kong Comics: Reading the Local and Writing the City, Writing from the Outside? Post-1997 Expatriate Writing in Hong Kong, Relocalising Hong Kong Screens, and Something Sets Us Looking for a Place: Poetry of Jennifer Wong and Sarah Howe

Art Essay on Street Protest in Hong Kong since the Handover

Reviews of Jason Y Ng's Umbrellas in Bloom: Hong Kong's Occupy Movement Uncovered, John Chee's My Father's Kowloon City, Xu Xi's That Man in Our Lives, Madeleine Thien's Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Diao Dou's Points of Origin, Xiaolu Guo's Once Upon a Time in the East, Rebekah Chan's Afterness: Literature from the New Transnational Asia, Yaya Yao's Flesh, Tongue, Karan Mahajan's Association of Small Bombs, Kerry Young's Show Me a Mountain, Hannah Lowe's Chan, Fiston Mwanza Mujila's Tram 83, Nikesh Shuka's The Good Immigrant, and Hirsh Sawhney's South Haven


Contents

Jeffrey Mather and Florian Stadtler
Editorial


Dorothy Tse
Fiction: Monthly Matters


Grant Hamilton and David Huddart
Writing from the Outside?: Post-1997 Expatriate Writing in 
Hong Kong


Shirley Lim
Poems: What the Ice Rink Says; 
Modern Life


Cindy Lam
Fiction: The Invisible Plums


Nicholas Wong
Poems: Dislodged; 
Human Design – Advice from a Pro-Beijing Lobbyist


Sarah Howe
Interview: Nicholas Wong in conversation with Sarah Howe


Nicholas Wong
Poems: Love Letter from Crises; 
Proof 3; Re: work


Tammy Lai-Ming Ho
Something Sets Us Looking for a Place: Poetry of Jennifer 
Wong and Sarah Howe


Michael Tsang
Fiction: Po Suen


David Clarke
Art piece: Street Protest in Hong Kong since the Handover


Henry Wei Leung
Poems: Dear Exile; 
Umbrella Revolving in Four Parts


Vivian Lee
Relocalising Hong Kong Screens


Florian Stadtler
Interview: Xu Xi in conversation with Florian Stadtler


Denis Wong
Fiction: New Territories


Jeffrey Mather
Hong Kong Comics: Reading the Local and Writing the City


Reviews


Florian Stadtler
Review Essay
John Chee My Father’s Kowloon City
David Clark and Xu Xi Interruptions
Jason Y Ng Umbrellas in Bloom: Hong Kong’s Occupy Movement Uncovered


Fiona Doloughan
Xiaolu Guo Once Upon a Time in the East
Joanne Leow Madeleine Thien Do Not Say We Have Nothing
Diao Dou Points of Origin


Rebecca L Foster
Rebekah Chan, ed Afterness: Literature from the New Transnational Asia


Ziwei Zhao
Yaya Yao Flesh, Tongue
Nicolas Wong Crevasse


Nauman Khalid
Kerry Young Show Me A Mountain
Hannah Lowe Chan


Harald Leusmann
Fiston Mwanza Mujila Tram 83


Alice Troy-Donovan
Nikesh Shukla, ed The Good Immigrant
Hirsh Sawhney South Haven


Emma Bird
Karan Mahajan The Association of Small Bombs


Aditya Mani Jha
Karthika Nair Until the Lions
Mukta Sambrani Broomrider’s Book of the Dead


Cóilín Parsons
Jeanne-Marie Jackson South African Literature’s Russian Soul: Narrative Forms of Global Isolation
Stéphane Robolin Grounds of Engagement: Apartheid-Era African American and South African Writing


Julian Whacker
Yaa Gyasi Homegoing
Yewande Omotoso The Woman Next Door


Fathima M
Mukoma wa Ngugi Mrs Shaw: A Novel
Tahmima Anam The Bones of Grace


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