After a long social break due to Covid-19, familiar faces and new arrivals gather for our Informal Get-together at Colette’s, Fringe Bar
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THE PROVERSE PRIZE (for unpublished book-length works of fiction, non-fiction or poetry on any topic, submitted in English) is open till 30 June 2020.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: […]
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:
The Proverse March-April 2020 Newsletter was released on 12 April […]
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 […]
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 […]
Tanya Singh is the creator of NAARI magazine. Her career began right after she completed her majors in advertising, marketing and public relations in 1995. Her first venture was with Magna Publishing, a prestigious group in India producing many high-end magazines, including Savvy, Society, Interiors and Star Dust. This began her fascination with the media world, since when she has grappled with many projects in the print and television industry, gaining […]
Very warm Christmas cheer to each and every one of you lovely ladies!
Jason Ng, our Truth & Memoir panellist, said that parents worry about their children until the ripe old age of 99 years. “It’s a son’s job to tell his dad he’s alright!” So too for all you daughters out there: tell your mum, your dad, your aunt or relative you are with this Christmas, that you’re doing okay, and WiPS […]
Authors Heather Diamond, Gillian Bickley, Jason Ng, and publisher Pete Spurrier share their insights on memoir writing with WiPS
By Michele Koh Morollo
Organized by the WiPS Committee, Truth & Memoir, took place on the evening of 10 December, at the Hughes Room in the Foreign Correspondents’ Club. The event generated a buzz and excitement and was well attended by members of the Hong Women in Publishing Society and a number of guests interested […]