Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2024

Hong Kong International Literary Festival 2024

HKILF presents a week-long annual Literary Festival that takes place across a range of venues in our beloved city. We host prominent and emerging writers and aim to feature an exciting mix of literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry in English, English translation, Putonghua and Cantonese. Our varied and vibrant public programme of talks, panel discussions, readings, book launches, signings, workshops and other literary experiences brings together readers and writers of all ages.

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Events

The Future-proof Career Isabel Berwick Talk
Mar 4, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Hong Kong Central Library
HKD138
english
Mar 9, 2024 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD398
english
Dinosaurs & Drinks Steve Brusatte Marquee
Mar 9, 2024 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Soho House
HKD298
english
Hong Kong History Between Two Friends Vaudine England & Ian Gill Talk
Mar 10, 2024 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD298
english
Mar 10, 2024 9:30 am - 2:00 pm
Lantau Island
HKD388
english
Writing for Kids (and Publishing It Too!) Jessixa Bagley, Dora Tsang, Ritu Hemnani, and Siobhan McDermott
Mar 9, 2024 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fringe Club
HKD198
english
The Ethics of Photography in Visual Storytelling Andrew Eldon and Palani Mohan
Mar 5, 2024 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Thirsty Shaker
HKD198
english
Mar 10, 2024 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD398
english
The Stories Women Journalists Tell Zela Chin, Jervina Lao & Caitlin Liu Panel
Mar 10, 2024 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fringe Dairy
HKD198
english
Navigating the World of Publishing Jan Lee, Mirinae Lee & Samuel Porteous Panel
Mar 10, 2024 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Fringe Dairy
HKD198
english
西西的寫作空間 羅樂敏、劉偉成 & 黃怡 Talk
Mar 10, 2024 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD128
cantonese
Rediscovering Hong Kong’s Past: Recent Writings on Hong Kong History Chi Man Kwong, Carmen Tsui & John Wong Panel
Mar 10, 2024 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Society for Hong Kong Studies
HKD198
english
香港插畫界的創意旅程 廖光祖 & Maf Cheung Panel
Mar 10, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD128
雀仔一條街 郭達麟 Walk
Mar 10, 2024 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
太子園圃街雀鳥花園
HKD128
cantonese
Learn the Art of Ink Drawings Andreas von Buddenbrock Workshop
Mar 10, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fringe Dairy
HKD138
english
Write the Future: Using Tech for Storytelling Tristan Bancks & Vincent Siu Talk
Mar 9, 2024 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Fringe Dairy
HKD198
english
Mar 10, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fringe Diary
HKD138
english
Dora’s Suitcase Theatre Dora Tsang Others
Mar 10, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD138
english
Mar 9, 2024 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Soho House
HKD298
english
Mar 9, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fringe Dairy
HKD198
english
Mar 9, 2024 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Hong Kong Arts Centre
cantonese
Mar 9, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Soho House
HKD198
english
Distinguishing Truth From Lies Miles Johnson & James Zimmerman Panel
Mar 9, 2024 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD398
english
Mar 9, 2024 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD138
english
Mar 9, 2024 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Soho House
HKD498
english
Mar 9, 2024 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Tsim Sha Tsui Chungking Mansions, 12/f
HKD50
english
Mar 9, 2024 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Fringe Club
HKD198
english
Mar 9, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD198
Mar 9, 2024 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Fringe Dairy
HKD198
english
Creating Worlds of Sci-Fi and Fantasy Gigi Chang, Ana Merino & Jordan Rivet Panel
Mar 9, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD298
english
Mar 9, 2024 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fringe Dairy
HKD398
english
Mar 9, 2024 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Soho House
HKD198
english
Mar 9, 2024 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
深水埗
HKD128
cantonese
100th Birthday of Jin Yong Gigi Chang Talk
Mar 9, 2024 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD198
english
Mar 9, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fringe Dairy
HKD298
english
Mar 9, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Soho House
HKD298
english
Mar 8, 2024 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD138
english
Student Story Slam Hong Kong Stories Others
Mar 9, 2024 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
CUHK
english
Fairhaven – A Novel of Climate Optimism Jan Lee & Steve Wills Talk
Mar 7, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD298
english
Mar 9, 2024 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Africa Center Hong Kong
HKD98
english
跑馬地睇樓團 陳傑 Walk
Mar 10, 2024 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
跑馬地
HKD128
cantonese
Write About Here Akin Jeje Talk
Mar 8, 2024 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Social Room
english
Mar 8, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
油麻地大安茶冰廳
HKD198
cantonese
Life Behind the Curtain with David and Septime David McAllister & Septime Webre Marquee
Mar 8, 2024 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD498
IWD: Literary Lunch Dr. Nguyên Phan Quê Mai Others
Mar 8, 2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Club Lusitano
HKD800
english
Mar 5, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fringe Anita Chan Lai-ling Gallery
HKD128
english
Mar 7, 2024 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD198
english
Mar 7, 2024 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fringe Dairy
HKD438
english
Writing Complex Women Characters Diana Reid & Ronnie Scott Panel
Mar 7, 2024 8:00 am - 9:30 am
The Executive Centre - Three Garden Road
HKD298
english
Special Characters Sam Powney Talk
Mar 6, 2024 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Social Room
english
Stepping Into White Space Ritu Hemnani Talk
Mar 6, 2024 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
HKD198
english
Mar 6, 2024 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
House Studio @ Soho House
HKD550
english
Mar 5, 2024 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Executive Centre - Three Garden Road
HKD398
english
Poetry Workshop with Don Mee Choi Don Mee Choi Workshop
Mar 9, 2024 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Fringe Anita Chan Lai-ling Gallery
english
Imprint 22 Hong Kong Women's Voice Others
Mar 7, 2024 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Central
HKD400
english
Lost in Transition Hong Kong Writers Circle Talk
Mar 6, 2024 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fringe Jockey Club
english

Venues

Fringe Club
2 Lower Albert Road, Central
(3 venues)
Soho House Hong Kong
33 Des Voeux Road West, Sheung Wan
(2 venues)
Asia Society Hong Kong Center
9 Justice Drive, Admiralty
The Executive Centre
Robinson Place Block 1,
70 Robinson Road, Central