This summer Elizabeth Briel will be in San Francisco, working in an art studio above the small art/design/restaurant complex Palette SF. Members are welcome to visit and stop by for a chat and coffee, or a fabulous lunch downstairs. She’ll be in the studio Monday-Saturday throughout July, making paints by hand and creating imaginary visual memories of a city where she was born but left at a very young age. Or you can see some of her work at an exhibition that runs from 14 July until 7 September in the Bay Area (Mill Valley, Marin).
This autumn, Commercial Press Hong Kong will publish Jane Houng‘s new junior fiction story, Hong Kong History Girl. In the story, a magical ferris wheel that spins Jasmine and her grandpa to eighteen historical sites in Hong Kong to study some history, discover clues to the next place and one letter of a mystery message.
Susan Lavender will recite an excerpt from Dante’s Inferno, in English translation with a little Italian interspersed, at the Hong Kong Book Fair, Hall 1A Main Stage, at 3.30 pm on 18 July 2018. The reading is part of a series of readings presented by the European Union Office in Hong Kong and European Consulates on the theme of “Love”.
Amy Leung is writing a work of horror fiction that briefly talks about zombies, love in disguise and an outbreak of an emerging unknown highly infectious disease. Please help her promote her page www.amicablejournal.wixsite.com/loveisallaround.
Jennifer Li of The Book Attic will participate in Cultural July, giving demonstrations wrapping pillars along the foot bridge near the Wan Chai Immigration Tower, display panel at D2 Place. Organised by the Hong Kong Book Fair and Hong Kong Trade Development Council, she will give the talks in Cantonese and English. Click here to register.
- Sunday 1 July, 17.00-18.30 Introduction to Paper Marbling and Demonstration at Mini Forum of Eslite Store TST
- Sunday 8 July, 17.00-18.30 Introduction to Suminagashi and Demonstration at Mini Forum of Eslite Taikoo Store
- Sunday 15 July, 17.00-18.30 Applications of Decorated Papers on Books at Forum of Eslite Causeway Bay Store
Jennifer will also give a talk and demonstration as part of the Hong Kong Literature Platform
- Sunday 29 July, 16.00-17.30 Introduction to Book Care and Book Restoration at Central Library, Causeway Bay (A demonstration of how to repair a torn page of a 17th century book)
Kay Ross invites you to a workshop based on her “Life is a Playground of Possibilities”.
In this public workshop/playshop, you’ll:
- transform your limiting thoughts, beliefs and stories about yourself and the world
- listen to the wisdom of your body
- pay attention to the offers from the Universe
- play some co-operative improvisation games, to experiment with new, more resourceful, joyful ways of thinking and being
- use Kay’s “The Playground of Possibilities” card deck, with 52 thought- and action-provoking questions to ask yourself
Saturday July 21, 2.00-4.30pm in Sheung Wan
Cost $400. For people aged 15+
Click here for more information