Shikha is a jewellery designer and gemologist. She runs her own business in Hong Kong, Shikha S. Lamba Designs. Born in New Delhi, Shikha was drawn early on to being creative, whether in language, photography or art. She started writing poetry in her pre-teens as a hobby. Thankfully, she says, she has matured from rhyming each line and developed her own style in her work of expressing her voice with certainty. Her […]
Happy Year of the Tiger to you all.
By now our local members should have received their copy of Imprint 20 in the post; overseas members will probably still need to wait a while. We are sad to have had to resort to mailing out the anthology again but having deferred this year’s launch twice, we could wait no longer. […]
Meet Nita McPhee, the spitfire heroine of this earth-shaking, genre-defying funny life skills storybook, especially for women.
Nita leaves a corporate lifestyle and takes the plunge, beginning an entire series of worldwide adventures. Queen of the Pawpaws will inspire teenage girls and adult women to get comfortable with challenges and fear, “to investigate the big, big world of unknown proportions and lovely distortions and wild, […]
By Gillian Kew
Without wishing to state, or restate, the obvious, we have not had a great year. The dreaded COVID, which I suspect is destined one day to become a profanity whose etymology people will look up in a future version of Google, has put a dampener on many of our usual activities, especially the social, fun ones. But “Cry, Freedom!” and our lovely leader Suzanne Andrews decided that enough was enough […]
The enchanting and sometimes chilly days of autumn are upon us and now of course, it’s almost time for Santa and his helpers to drop in on some of your little ones. Being magical and all, his sleigh will most certainly make it to the homes of all believers!
Hopefully, this will be the final Christmas with travel restrictions, prohibiting families being […]
Maureen is a writer who spent over twenty years wordsmithing in her legal and corporate finance roles before throwing in the towel to focus on her creative writing. Since 2019, Maureen has published creative works in literary magazines such as Cha, Mekong Review, and the Asian American Writers’ Workshop (AAWW) as well as Imprint, WiPS’ anthology. She has also been shortlisted in several international competitions, most recently for flash fiction in the […]
Robyn Flemming is an author and freelance copyeditor based in Australia. She lived in Hong Kong from 1986 to 1993. With Polly Yu, she was a founding member of HKWiPS and the Society’s first president. She has freelanced for over 35 years and has clients in Australia, Asia, the Middle East and North America.
For the past six years, Robyn has been writing a memoir about her roller-coaster life, including her years in […]
Ray Cordeiro rose from humble beginnings to become a giant in the music industry. His passion for popular music, especially of the 1930s to 1960s, brought enormous pleasure to millions over the airwaves for more than 50 years. His daily late-night show had almost a cult following among Hong Kong people, here and overseas.
More than a story of one man, this book documents the history […]
Bhakti Mathur grew up in Delhi, India, and with a graduate degree in economics and a postgraduate degree in finance from Delhi University pursued a career in banking for 22 years. In 2000, she and her husband moved to Hong Kong, which she now calls home and where both her children were born.
In 2010, unable to find a picture book on Holi, the Indian festival of colours, for her young sons, she […]
Last Saturday week, I experienced an Imprint rush. This can clearly be defined as a moment when one feels grateful for having made the decision to be part of Hong Kong WiPS.
That day, I was in fact in a rush to find cool shelter from the Hong Kong glue air summer. Indeed, it was sticky. Silk Road Café at […]