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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


Jeffrey Mather and Florian Stadtler

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


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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