Sunday 22 April 2012

New books by Madeleine Marie Slavick and Leung Ping-kwan

Madeleine Marie Slavick's Fifty Stories Fifty Images
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Fifty Stories Fifty Images, Madeleine Marie Slavick's new book published by MCCM Creations, is a collection of prose and photography. It presents insects and high rises, dentists and trees, laughter and abstractions, and the poetry, poverty and generosity of Madeleine's beloved city, Hong Kong. In late April and the first half of May, Madeleine will be appearing at several book events. Please click on the image above to see the dates and venues. 
Madeleine is a writer and photographer. She has lived in Hong Kong for almost twenty-five years, longer than anywhere else. Her books include Something Beautiful Might Happen,  (reviewed by Alice Tsay in Cha), My Favourite Thing, delicate access (reviewed by Tammy Ho in Asian Review of Books) and Round -- Poems and Photographs of Asia. She writes and photographs everyday on her blog, Touching What I Love.  
Madeleine Marie Slavick's creative non-fiction was published in Issue #14 of Cha. She also contributed a book review to Issue #16 of the journal. 


Leung Ping-kwan's En ces jours instables
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Date and time: Tuesday 24 April; 1830-20:00 | Location: Parenthèses, 2/F Duke of Wellington House, 14-24 Wellington Street, Central 
You are cordially invited to attend the book launch and reading of Leung Ping-kwan's new poetry book En ces jours instables, a collection of eighteeen Chinese-French poems published by MCCM Creations in April 2012. Poetry readings in French and Chinese with Ping-kwan and the French translator Camille Loivier.
Ping-kwan is Hong Kong's leading poet and he teaches creative writing, literature and film studies at the Lingnan University in Hong Kong. He has published numerous poetry books and short stories. Many of his creative writings are translated into French, including Iles et continents (Gallimard, 2001) and a collection of poetry De çi de là des choses (Editions You-feng, 2006) translated by Annie Curien. 
Leung Ping-Kwan's poetry was published in issue #1 of Cha. His Amblings was reviewed in Issue #15 of the journal.


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