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Truth & Memoir

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 […]

By |December 13th, 2019|event, news|0 Comments

Woman at Work: MICHELE KOH MOROLLO

Michele Koh Morollo is a Singaporean freelance journalist, copywriter and short fiction writer who lived in Perth, Sulawesi, London, and Boston before moving to Hong Kong in 2010. She is the author of short story collections “Rotten Jellybeans”, which was published in London in 2007, and “Without: Stories of lack and longing”, which was launched at the Singapore Literary Festival in 2018. She […]

December (Inaugural) Informal Get-together

By Suzanne Andrews

WiPS inaugural ‘Informal Get-together’ was held in SoHo’s Club 71, which nestles among trees alongside a romantic French restaurant. Dressed for chilly weather and perching themselves like pretty pigeons inside the cosy little bar with its colourful walls were ladies of words, many words of course, since women do like a good chat. And a love of words, written, spoken, shared and gloriously arranged on a page […]

By |December 7th, 2019|event, news|0 Comments

Woman at Work: CLAIRE CHAO

CLAIRE CHAO, was born and raised in Hong Kong. Although unaware of it at the time, as a youth she continually sought connections to her parents’ Shanghai homeland. She spent a decade creating Remembering Shanghai after thirty years in luxury brand management. While researching her family stories, she uncovered an uncanny link with the grandfather she’d never met. She graduated with highest honors […]

A Call for Action Answered!

By Connie Lee

On the 30th October 2019, members and guests met at the American Club to discuss a way forward for the Society. During the evening it was announced that Suzanne Andrews had agreed to step up as our new president and that WiPS would continue!

Poor attendance at events in recent years was one factor that had put the future of WiPS in doubt. Suzanne has proposed holding just five main events […]

By |November 7th, 2019|event, news|0 Comments

International Writers’ Workshop 2019 Distinguished Writers Series: Nam Le

International Writers’ Workshop is delighted to announce Mr. Nam Le, winner of the International Dylan Thomas Prize, as their featured writer for the 2019 Distinguished Writers Series hosted by the International Writers’ Workshop (IWW) at Hong Kong Baptist University in early October.

Author of the celebrated short story collection The Boat and the new nonfiction book On David Malouf: Writers on Writers, Mr. […]

By |September 27th, 2019|news|0 Comments

Announcing ‘Fool Me Twice’ – A True Crime Podcast Release

This will be released on October 25th, 2019
on Apple Podcast, Spotify, Auscast Network
and all podcast platforms

Subscribe now on Apple Podcasts
https://apple.co/2lGEPru
or

www.foolmetwicepod.com
Listen on

https://www.auscastnetwork.com/home/fool-me-twice

 

‘FOOL ME TWICE’
Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.

Jules Hannaford was successful and happy in her life and her job, but was still lonely. She turned to online dating as a last resort, after being single for more than a decade. It seemed she […]

By |September 17th, 2019|news|0 Comments
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