Friday, 3 December 2010

ASM TO LAUNCH 13 NEW BOOKS ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 18

Association of Stories in Macao
澳門故事協會

ASM TO LAUNCH 13 NEW BOOKS ON SATURDAY DECEMBER 18

ASM’s 2010 Booklaunch
to be held at CCI (Creative Macau) Macau Cultural Centre
4.30 pm Saturday 18th December

Guest of Honour
The distinguished Hong Kong scholar and poet
Professor Leung Ping Kwan


At a ceremony to be held at CCI (Creative Macau) at the Macao Cultural Centre, ASM (the Association of Stories in Macao) will launch thirteen new books, covering a range of categories, including contemporary and classical poetry, poetry translation, short fiction and life writing.

Guest of honour at the launch will be the famous Hong Kong poet and Lingnan University Comparative Literature Chair, Professor Leung Ping Kwan.

Established in 2005, ASM is a non-profit government-registered community organisation dedicated to the promotion of writing and other artistic expression from and about Macao. Up until now, ASM has published fifty books, including poetry, novels, stories for children, teaching guides and much classical poetry in translation. ASM has published first books of poetry or fiction by many young Macao authors. This year’s launch features a second volume of (twenty) Australian poets, presented in parallel text, in English and Chinese.

The books (many of them bilingual) to be launched on December 18th include works by Cha contributors Leung Ping-Kwan (Amblings) and Christopher Kelen (to the single man’s hut – poems and pictures and China Years: New and Selected Poems). Detailed can be found in this catalogue [pdf].



  • Leung Ping-Kwan's poetry was published in issue #1 of Cha.
  • Christopher (Kit) Kelen's poetry was published in issue #1 of Cha.
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