Kit Fan

Kit Fan

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Biography

Born in Hong Kong, Kit Fan moved to Britain at twenty-one. He is a poet and fiction writer. His first book, Paper Scissors Stone, won the inaugural HKU International Poetry Prize. His second collection, As Slow as Possible, was a Poetry Book Society recommendation, was one of the Guardian’s biggest books of autumn 2018, and was one of the Irish Times‘s best poetry books of 2018. He was shortlisted for the Guardian 4th Estate BAME Short Story Prize in 2017 and 2018. He won a Northern Writers’ Award in 2018 for Diamond Hill, a novel in progress. He was awarded by the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum in Lisbon to be a Visiting Scholar in 2020.

范進傑是一位詩人和小說家,他出生於香港並在21歲時搬去了倫敦。他的處女作《Paper Scissors Stone》榮獲了首屆香港大學國際詩歌獎。他的第二本詩集《As Slow As Possible》是一本詩歌圖書協會推薦書目,被衛報選為2018年最驚艷的書之一並被《愛爾蘭時報》選為年度最佳詩集。他在2017至2018年連續入圍 4th Estate BAME短篇小說獎。最近,他憑正在寫作中的小說《Diamond Hill》獲得2018年 Northern Writers‘ Award。

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