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About Polly Yu

Polly provides rapid and efficient layout and design with competitive rates. Her major clients include the Hong Kong Gardening Society (The Gardener Hong Kong), Gloom, Boom and Doom Report by Dr Marc Faber, the Royal Geographical Society (The Globe), Zetland Hall (annual calendar), India Capital Fund (financial statements) and many more.

Karma Castilho

Big Tree near Nam Sang Wai
Acrylic on canvas

Karma Castilho is a self-trained artist who for 10 years has worked mainly in acrylics. Nam Sang Wai in the wetlands of San Tin is one of Karma’s favourite spots in Hong Kong. Visiting it early one morning she was awed by its peaceful beauty. The scene she depicts – of a large, heavily rooted tree […]

Yoanne Ho

This children’s story is a whimsical tale about perspective – join Pearl the Panda and her animal friends on a hilarious adventure to uncover the bigger picture behind a mysterious umbrella floating innocently on a lake. The Floating Umbrella has won first place in the Children’s Picture Book category of the 2019 Feathered Quill Book Awards, and is a Red Ribbon winner of the […]

Bhakti Mathur

This is the fourth book in the “Amma Take Me” series published by Penguin Random House India. Join Amma and her boys as they travel to Shirdi, home to one of India’s most celebrated saints – Sai Baba. Hear the story of one of the most loved and revered mystics. Walk around the neem tree that gave him shelter. Relish a few moments in […]

WiPS Newsletter: May 2020

Dear WiPS Members

It has been quiet as of late. Covid-19 has caused many of us to take new perspectives on life, and those of us in Hong Kong – as well as members overseas – are adapting to and even delighting in the change of pace and time afforded with family.

Zoom is the new place to hang out online and has proved popular as well as effective. Face to face contact is […]

The Proverse Prize

THE PROVERSE PRIZE (for unpublished book-length works of fiction, non-fiction or poetry on any topic, submitted in English) is open till 30 June 2020. For new, emerging and experienced writers. Prize: HK$10,000 and publication by Proverse Hong Kong. Supplementary Prizes (publication) may be awarded. Translations into English welcome. All those 18 years old and above are welcome to enter, irrespective of residence, nationality or citizenship.

Full rules, details and entry form obtainable from: […]

Proverse Hong Kong

www.proversepublishing.com

To view the Proverse Spring Reception 2020 online, please subscribe (at no charge) to the “Gillian Barbara Bickley” youtube channel by going to the following URL:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCxMvyKOp7o4MWQvsIN0FdWQ

OR

you can go directly to the prerecorded videos:
Part 1 — https://youtu.be/XW_1Ws3MX8A
Part 2 — https://youtu.be/PriBfpwuR4s

The Proverse March-April 2020 Newsletter was released on 12 April […]

Ritu Hemnani

“Why do people migrate?” Nadia asks her grandparents one evening. Their answer takes Anoushka, Nadia and Tarun on a journey back in time to Sindh (now Pakistan), through the story of best friends Gope and Meera following India’s independence in 1947. Soon they learn that India has been split into two and realize they are now living on the wrong side of the border. […]

Are You Stuck?

Panellists Clare Stearns, Sarah Brennan and Lindsay Varty provide insights into how they navigated around obstacles on the road to success

By Heather Diamond

 

This enjoyable and entertaining event, held at the FCC on 20 February 2020, showed that although our three panelists work in very different genres, their experiences have been similar. Clare Stearns runs a theatre company and writes plays based on the hidden histories of women. Her upcoming play, Mussolini’s […]

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WiPS Newsletter: January 2020

Hello Ladies!

I’m just popping in before we officially celebrate The Year of the Rat to give you an update on that which has past and is to come!

Monthly Informal Get-together

Held at Club 71, Hollywood Road, this monthly gathering is attracting a good number of members in a very cosy grove-like setting. Our next drinks are on Tuesday, 4 February. This time, those of you who may be interested in starting up a […]

By |January 22nd, 2020|news|0 Comments