Company Directors/Managers, Copywriting, Editing, Marketing, Publicity/PR, Writing
Jennifer Frisinger is currently the CEO of Walk DVRC Ltd, an NGO with a mission to create a walkable and liveable Central Business District that begins with the revitalization of a decaying Des Voeux Road Central. She has over 25 years’ experience in the financial services sector with HSBC, Citibank, Thomson Reuters and Mitsubishi. She is a corporate storyteller, marketing expert and event manager. Jennifer has an MFA in writing.
Currently an occasional writer of poetry and short stories, Sandra is now making writing the focus of her life. Born in Australia, with a background in politics and law, she relocated to Hong Kong in 1995 where she adopted as a single parent. Sandra dedicates her writing to those with challenges of the psyche. Can also assist with editing.
Barbara grew up on organic farms in Iowa, Colorado and Vermont, and has spent her adult life in Ithaca, New York, Taipei, Shanxi, New York City, Los Angeles, Tokyo, Hong Kong and San Francisco, working variously as a teacher, lawyer and parent. She enjoys trying to reflect her experience and observations in poetry, biographical essays and in graphic works using coloured pencil and watercolour.
Elizabeth Grobler has a B.Ed. Honours degree in Learning Support, Guidance and Counselling. She moved from South Africa to South Korea in 2006 and arrived in Hong Kong in 2010. Several of her poems and short stories have been published in anthologies in HK. Elizabeth enjoys developing curriculum, as well as writing & directing plays and musicals.
Hi I am Jacqui and I come from Botswana. We have been in HK for 6 years. I manage my hair and beauty salon in Sai Kung. I have written and self-published a kids book: “The Sai Kung Police Officers”. The book is based on my twins and their friends.
Stephanie Han authored Swimming in Hong Kong, recipient of the Paterson Fiction Prize, and finalist for AWP’s Grace Paley Prize, the Spokane Prize, and the Asian Books Blog Award. An SCMP/RTHK fiction winner, PEN and VONA fellow, and grant awardee from the LA Dept. of Cultural Affairs, she lives in Hawai'i and teaches at drstephaniehan.com
West Island School/ Hong Kong Confidential/ Fool Me Twice
Jules Hannaford is an Australian woman who has been living in Hong Kong for many years. She is a teacher in an international school, has her own podcast 'Hong Kong Confidential' and is the author of her memoir 'Fool Me Twice. She loves to make a difference in the lives of others by inspiring people.
Ritu is an author, teacher and Tedx speaker who promotes inclusiveness and diversity in her writing. Her stories have been published in the SCMP, Asian Literary Review, and Reader's Digest. Her children's book, 'Gope and Meera - A Migration Story,' was published in 2017. Ritu is a writing ambassador for HOLF and an active member of SCBWI.