「I would like to live like the trees.（我願生如嘉樹。）」Costa詩歌獎得主Mary Jean Chan的詩歌《心願（Wish）》是今年中學詩歌大賽的主題。香港國際文學節和線上詩歌平台Writing+將會合作發佈包括線上工作坊在內的一系列教學資源，接受校園詩歌來稿，並同評委組共同評選出大獎得主。獲獎者將有機會在文學節閉幕儀式上與國際和本地詩人一起表演詩歌朗誦。參與活動的嘉賓包括：Mary Jean Chan, Will Harris, Mona Kareem, Alia AlShamsi, Jason Lee, Anthony Huen和Tim Tim Chang。
作者 – Mary Jean Chan, Will Harris, Mona Kareem, Alia AlShamsi – 將在線上參與。
Featuring (click on author names to read more)
Will Harris is a London-based writer and the author of RENDANG (2020).
Mary Jean Chan is the author of Flèche, published by Faber & Faber (2019) and Faber USA (2020). Flèche won the 2019 Costa Book Award for Poetry and was shortlisted in 2020 for the International Dylan Thomas Prize. Chan is Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing (Poetry) at Oxford Brookes University.
Mona Kareem is the author of three poetry collections and the translator of Octavia Butler, Ra’ad Abdulqadir, and Ashraf Fayadh.
Alia AlShamsi is an author and artist
Jason Eng Hun Lee (b. 1984) is a mixed British and Chinese-Malaysian poet and academic.
Antony Huen is a writer and academic. His works appear in international journals and elsewhere, including The Best New British and Irish Poets, Hong Kong Review of Books, and The Oxonian Review. He is a Research Assistant Professor at Hong Kong Metropolitan University. @antonyhuen
Cheng Tim Tim currently teaches at HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity.