Summertime Events 2024

Summertime Events 2024

Jul 2, 2024

 To find more details and purchase tickets, please click the link:  Summertime Events

The HKILF Summertime Events will be held from 19 – 23 July. This year we will partner with the Hong Kong Book Fair, bringing together two of the biggest literary events in our city. Join us to browse books, hear from authors and meet others in the literary community! 

Speakers List

✏️Pim Wangtechawat is a Thai-Chinese writer from Bangkok, Thailand. Her debut novel, “The Moon Represents My Heart” follows a Chinese-British family of time travelers as they seek connections over borders―both national borders and those created by time. Television rights sold after a competitive auction to 21 Laps and Netflix, with actress Gemma Chan set to star and produce.
✏️Mirinae Lee was born and grew up in Seoul. Inspired by Mirinae’s great aunt, one of the oldest women to escape alone from North Korea, her novel “8 Lives of a Century-Old Trickster” has been longlisted for the 2024 Women’s Prize for Fiction and the 2024 Wilbur Smith Adventure Writing Prize.
✏️Sheung-King was born in Vancouver and grew up in Hong Kong. His work examines the interior lives of the transnational Asian diaspora. Sheung-King’s debut novel, “You are Eating an Orange. You are Naked” is named one of the best book debuts of 2020 by the Globe and Mail, and is optioned to be developed into a feature-length film by Fluent Films (Montreal). His latest novel “Batshit Seven” is an experimental piece of digital literature that features QR codes and hashtags, published by Penguin Random House.

Tickets for the Summertime Events are now on sale at Eventbrite.  Ticketing link:  Summertime Events

All events will be conducted in English.