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November 11, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Chinese Millennials in Fact and Fiction 千禧年後的現實與想像

Journalist Karoline Kan has turned to family history to understand her roots in Under Red Skies: Life and Times of a Chinese Millennial. In An Yu’s novel Braised Pork, after discovering her husband dead in the bathtub, the narrator Jia Jia travels into her past to try to discover things that were left unsaid by the people closest to her. Both authors are from Beijing and have chosen to write in English. Join them as they discuss their debut work, their writing craft and the pros and cons of fiction vs non-fiction for exploring different stories with Alison Friedman, Artistic Director, Performing Arts of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority. In ENGLISH, and available 24 hours later with CHINESE subtitles.  

Click here to buy Braised Pork and click here to buy Under Red Skies, from Festival bookseller, Bookazine.

這本自傳作品《紅色天空下——三代中國人的生活、傷逝與希望》是新聞工作者阚超群從自己的家庭,成長經歷 和社会歷史裡撰寫而成的回憶錄。於安於的作品《紅燒肉》中,是一個關於旁白佳佳在丈夫過世後穿梭時空回到過去,尋回那些她所牽愛的,坦懷相待的故事。 阚超群安於都是同讓來自北京,以英文寫作的作者。 Alison Friedman, 西九文化區表演藝術藝術總監將帶領是次座談會,與兩位作家討論他們各自的第一步作品,有關寫作的藝術以及以小說與非小說故事寫作形式的利與弊。

按此購買Braised Pork》,按此購買 《紅色天空下——三代中國人的生活、傷逝與希望》

Featuring (click on author names to read more)

An Yu was born and raised in Beijing, and left at the age of eighteen to study in New York at NYU.

Karoline Kan is a Chinese writer and journalist and winner of the 2019 Young China Watcher of the Year Award.

Ms Alison M Friedman is the Artistic Director of the Performing Arts of the West Kowloon Cultural District Authority (WKCDA), one of the world’s largest arts and cultural developments.