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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THE PROVERSE PRIZE (for unpublished book-length works of fiction, non-fiction or poetry on any topic, submitted in English) is open till 30 June 2020.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 […]

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 […]

By |February 25th, 2020|event, news|0 Comments

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

Woman at Work: TANYA SINGH

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 […]

Christmas Message from your President…

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 […]

By |December 21st, 2019|news|0 Comments
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