Sketches in Notebooks: The Arrival Poetry Reading

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Sketches in Notebooks: The Arrival Poetry Reading

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Dec 07, 2019, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM

University Museum and Art Gallery, HKU , 90號 Bonham Rd, Lung Fu Shan, Hong Kong

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Please join us at the very special event "Sketches in Notebooks: The Arrival Poetry" to celebrate the poetic elegance and eloquence of Shaun Tan's The Arrival, co-organised by One City One Book Hong Kong (我城我書) and Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, as part of the Cha Reading Series ( 


Confirmed speakers (so far): Chan Lai Kuen, Felix Chow, Tammy Lai-Ming Ho (who will be reading a poem by Belle Ling), Henrik Hoeg, Keon Woong Lee, Louise Leung, Tegan Smyth, Collier Nogues, Uzma (who will read her own poem and also a poem by Kate Rogers), and Lian-Hee Wee.


We have invited TWENTY-TWO Hong Kong poets to write poems in response to The Arrival, and these poems will be read at "Sketches in Notebooks", moderated by Cha's co-editor Tammy Lai-Ming Ho. Please scroll down to see the list of participating poets. We are very pleased to have the support of the city's most established poets as well as a number of emerging poets joining this meaningful evening. 

Participating Poets:

— Shuying Cao 

— Chan Lai Kuen 

— Cheng Tim Tim 

— Felix Chow 

— Derek Chung 

— Nashua Gallagher 

— Henrik Hoeg 

— Akin Jeje 

— Keon Woong Lee 

— Henry Wei Leung 

— Louise Leung 

— Belle Ling 

— Collier Nogues 

— Michael O'Sullivan 

— Jason S Polley 

— Kate Rogers 

— Tegan Smyth 

— Sui Ping 

— Wawa 

— Lian-Hee Wee 

— Mary Wong Shuk Han 

— Marco Yan 

— Uzma 

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