This programme is in Mandarin and includes a live Q&A towards the end of the session.
Writers / Presenters
Yan Geling is one of the most acclaimed novelists and screenwriters writing in the Chinese language today. Her best-known novels in English are The Secret Talker, Little Aunt Crane, The Uninvited, and White Snake and Other Stories. Her works have been adapted for film and television by renowned directors including Zhang Yimou, Chen Kaige and Joan Chen. She has published over 40 books, has won over 30 literary and film awards, and her work has been translated into 19 languages.
Photo Credit: Zhou Peng 周鹏
Lim Fong Wei is a bilingual veteran journalist at Lianhe Zaobao. He is also a screenwriter, fiction writer, translator and independent researcher. His short story The Lady in the Trishaw at Dead Man Alley won the 2017 Golden Point Award. He has been awarded the 2018 Lee Kong Chian Research Fellowship for his research on Hong Kong writer Liu Yichang’s time in Malaya. His recent essays documenting Eileen Chang’s mother’s life in Malaya and UK have been met with great fanfare.