Third SHKP Book Club Young Writers' Debut competition Books Debut at Hong Kong Book Fair in July

22 Mar 2011


Sun Hung Kai Properties and Hong Kong Joint Publishing are staging a third Young Writers' Debut competition for aspiring authors born in 1970 or later. The date for submissions has passed and 16 finalists were selected by the judges from over a thousand entries (see table below).  The final judging will be on April 30.  The competition is another initiative by the SHKP Book Club to promote reading and writing.


The judges are People Mountain People Sea member and music producer Yu Yat-yiu,Thumb Magazine editor and writer Victor Hui, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts lecturer and writer Chan Wai, Commercial Radio Hong Kong strategic planning director Vincent Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University Academy of Visual Arts School lecturer and cartoonist Justin Wong, City Magazine joint founder and writer Peter Dunn and film director Stanley Kwan.


The semifinalists will now submit the remaining content and the judges give them personal advice on things like creative perspectives, market trends and content requirements. The 16 semifinalists will each receive HK$3,000 in cash and HK$2,000 in book coupons.


The judges will select the best five to eight writers who will be offered contracts with Joint Publishing.  The books will debut at the Hong Kong Book Fair in July this year and will be distributed via major bookstores in Hong Kong and southeast Asia.


Semifinalists


Name

Working title

1

Candy Chan

逆風千里

2

Chan Wing Hong

我十八歲‧兒子七歲

3

Cheung Fung Kam

戰前唐樓的故事

4

Hui Ka Wai

貓兒帶我去散步

5

Ko Chun Sing

富中作樂 / 苦中作樂

6

Lai Ho Yin

天王星上的尤利西斯

7

Lai Wai Han

這年‧PARTIME‧

8

Leung Lai Man

作客歐洲

9

So Yun Ming

那些懂法律的人

10

Sun Wei Xiao

聞香集

11

Amina Tam

我的"非此不可"(FaceBook)生活

12

Alice Wong

HI 4.14

13

Wong Chun Yin

麻雀樂園

14

Wong Kwong Yuen

雙失.生活

15

Fontane Yiu

一堆瑣碎


Third SHKP Book Club Young Writers' Debut competition Books Debut at Hong Kong Book Fair in July

22 Mar 2011





Sun Hung Kai Properties and Hong Kong Joint Publishing are staging a third Young Writers' Debut competition for aspiring authors born in 1970 or later. The date for submissions has passed and 16 finalists were selected by the judges from over a thousand entries (see table below).  The final judging will be on April 30.  The competition is another initiative by the SHKP Book Club to promote reading and writing.


The judges are People Mountain People Sea member and music producer Yu Yat-yiu,Thumb Magazine editor and writer Victor Hui, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts lecturer and writer Chan Wai, Commercial Radio Hong Kong strategic planning director Vincent Wong, Hong Kong Baptist University Academy of Visual Arts School lecturer and cartoonist Justin Wong, City Magazine joint founder and writer Peter Dunn and film director Stanley Kwan.


The semifinalists will now submit the remaining content and the judges give them personal advice on things like creative perspectives, market trends and content requirements. The 16 semifinalists will each receive HK$3,000 in cash and HK$2,000 in book coupons.


The judges will select the best five to eight writers who will be offered contracts with Joint Publishing.  The books will debut at the Hong Kong Book Fair in July this year and will be distributed via major bookstores in Hong Kong and southeast Asia.


Semifinalists


Name

Working title

1

Candy Chan

逆風千里

2

Chan Wing Hong

我十八歲‧兒子七歲

3

Cheung Fung Kam

戰前唐樓的故事

4

Hui Ka Wai

貓兒帶我去散步

5

Ko Chun Sing

富中作樂 / 苦中作樂

6

Lai Ho Yin

天王星上的尤利西斯

7

Lai Wai Han

這年‧PARTIME‧

8

Leung Lai Man

作客歐洲

9

So Yun Ming

那些懂法律的人

10

Sun Wei Xiao

聞香集

11

Amina Tam

我的"非此不可"(FaceBook)生活

12

Alice Wong

HI 4.14

13

Wong Chun Yin

麻雀樂園

14

Wong Kwong Yuen

雙失.生活

15

Fontane Yiu

一堆瑣碎