Fifth Round of Authors to Appear at 2019 HKILF

August 15, 2019

We are thrilled to announce our fifth round of authors who will appear at the 2019 HKILF!


Chen Qiufan

Chen Qiufan is a Chinese speculative fiction writer, translator, creative producer and curator. He is the author of the award-winning Waste Tide. He now lives in Beijing and Shanghai and is the founder of Thema Mundi Studio, which focuses on sci-fi content development.

陳楸帆是一名國內知名的科幻作家、翻譯家、創意製片人和策展人。他亦是得獎小說《荒潮》的作者。他現居於北京及上海,並創立了專注發展科幻內容的Thema Mundi Studio。


Matthew Polly

Matthew Polly is the national bestselling author of American Shaolin, Tapped Out, and Bruce Lee: A Life. A Princeton University graduate and Rhodes Scholar, he spent two years studying kung fu at the Shaolin Temple in Henan, China. His writings have appeared in The Washington Post, Esquire, Slate, Playboy, and The Nation. He is a fellow at Yale University and is currently living in New Haven, Connecticut.

Matthew Polly是美國暢銷書《American Shaolin》、《Tapped Out》和《Bruce Lee: A Life》的作者。他同時是一名普林斯頓大學畢業生和羅德學者。他用兩年時間在中國河南省的少林寺裏學習功夫。他的作品曾在《華盛頓郵報》、《君子雜誌》、《Slate》、《花花公子》和《國家》上發表。他現時是一名耶魯大學研究員,並居住於康涅狄格州紐 黑文。


Chenssie Henry

Chessie Henry is the author of We Can Make A Life, a family memoir which was recently awarded the E.H. McCormick Prize for General Non-Fiction at the 2019 Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Her personal essays have been published on The Spinoff and The Wireless, and she has an MA in Creative Writing from the International Institute of Modern Letters. She lives in Christchurch, New Zealand, where she works as a Content Specialist for Brown Bread, an agency specialising in philanthropy and the arts.

Chessie Henry是《We Can Make a Life》的作者,這是一本剛剛在奧卡姆紐西蘭圖書獎赢得E.H. McCormick非虛構小說獎的家庭回憶錄。她的個人論文曾於《The Spinoff》和《The Wireless》發表,並且在維多利亞大學完成了她的創意寫作碩士學位。她現居於紐西蘭基督城,並在一個專注於慈善事業和藝術發展的機構Brown Bread中工作。


Dana Thomas

We’re also excited to present Dana Thomas, the author of Gods and Kings and the New York Times bestseller, Deluxe. She began her career writing for the Style section of The Washington Post and she has served as a cultural and fashion correspondent for Newsweek in Paris. She is a regular contributor to the New York Times Style section and has written for The New York Times Magazine, The New Yorker, WSJ, The Financial Times, Vogue, Harper’s Bazaar, T: The New York Times Style Magazine, Architectural Digest and Elle Decor, and was the European editor of Condé Nast Portfolio. She lives in Paris. 

現居於巴黎的Dana Thomas也將帶來激動人心的演講,是《眾神與國王》和《紐約時報》暢銷書《Deluxe》的作者。她最初為《華盛頓郵報》的時尚板塊供稿並曾擔任過《新聞週刊》在巴黎的文化和時尚通訊記者。她是《紐約時報》時尚版塊的定期撰稿人,也為多家雜誌社的文化與時尚版供稿,包括《紐約時報雜誌》,《紐約時報》,《華爾街日報》,《金融時報》,《時尚》,《時尚芭莎》,《T雜誌》,《Architectual Digest》和《Elle Decor》,同時是《Condé Nast Portfolio》的歐洲地區編輯。


Jennifer 8 Lee

A former New York Times reporter, Jennifer 8 Lee is the author of The Fortune Cookie Chronicles, a #25 New York Times bestseller about the Americanization of Chinese food. She is also a journalist, documentary producer, seed investor, and emoji activist. She serves on the boards of the Digital Public Library for America, the Pulitzer-winning, non-profit news organizations Center for Public Integrity and InsideClimate News, the Roxie Theater in San Francisco, the Nieman Foundation at Harvard, and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop.

李競曾是一位《紐約時報》記者。她的《幸運籤餅紀事》是一本關於中國食物美國本土化的書,登上了紐約時報暢銷書排行前25位。她同時是一位新聞工作者、紀錄片監製、種子投資者和emoji活動家。 她作為董事會成員任職於美國數字公共圖書館,榮獲普利策獎的非營利新聞機構組織「公共誠信中心」和「InsideClimate新聞」,還有舊金山的Roxie劇院,哈佛的Nieman基金會和亞裔美國作家工作室。


Lindsay Varty

Lindsay Varty is a half-British, half-Macanese woman raised in Hong Kong. Now a writer and professional rugby player for the city, she lives and breathes Hong Kong and is fascinated by its culture and history. Her parents wanted their children to discover the real Hong Kong and to know its people. Sunset Survivors is a tribute to that wish.