Small is Beautiful: The Short Story in Chinese Literature 美學與中國短篇文學
Dr. Emma Zhang of Hong Kong Baptist University moderates a conversation between Malaysian writer Ho Sok-fong (Lake Like a Mirror) and one of China’s most influential young writers, Zhang Yueran (Promise Bird, I Came Towards the Flame etc.) about the short story in contemporary Chinese literature, and how style and content varies between different audiences in mainland China and other Chinese communities. In MANDARIN, and available online 24 hours later with ENGLISH subtitles.
Click here to purchase Lake Like a Mirror by Ho Sok-Fong (tr. by Natasha Bruce) from Festival bookseller, Bookazine
Click here to purchase I Came Towards the Flame by Zhang Yueran.
《湖面如鏡》馬來西亞作家賀淑芳將攜手與中國文學《誓鳥》和《我循著火光而來》年輕作家張悅然討論當代文學短篇小說，以及作品的風格和內容如何針對中國大陸和其他華人社區的不同讀者而有所異同。討論將由香港浸會大學的张宏绚博士主持 。節目以普通話進行， 英文字幕將於24小時後提供在線上觀看。
Featuring (click on author names to read more)
Jeremy Tiang is a Singaporean translator, novelist and playwright.
Ho Sok Fong is the author of one other short story collection, Maze Carpet.
Yueran Zhang is one of China’s most influential young writers.