For over twenty years, I taught English Language and Literature in international schools (Switzerland, UAE, Italy, Norway, Thailand, South Korea). In 2017, I retrained and am now freelance editing with particular interests in education, academic papers, health and wellbeing, and travel and lifestyle.
Coonoor is the author of twelve unique, bright and cheerful bilingual (Hindi and English) books for pre-schoolers. Her bilingual digital books (2017) include two apps and four audio ebooks for kids. Other writings include a succinct biography of Mahatma Gandhi, several articles on popular Hindi (Bollywood) films, as well as radio broadcasting in India, which continues to be an ongoing project.
Originally from New Delhi India, and currently residing in HK for the past 13 years. A jewelry designer and gemologist, I currently run my small business under the name Shikha S. Lamba Designs. I am also the co-editor at Beyond the Boundaries Magazine in HK. An avid reader, I love writing poetry. I am also passionate about art and photography.
Suvi, a native of Finland, moonlights as a writer and creates genre-defying fiction at Frictionist. She is the author of Hong Kong Arts Development Council Literary Arts Grant awarded novel 7 Days and Counting.
Winsome Lane, a native of the UK, has spent more than 30 years as a journalist in Asia working for the South China Morning Post and The Hong Kong Standard. Her last job was as senior contributing editor of Review Asia magazine, but since has written for many publications in Asia, the UK and USA. Her most recent venture is television research and reporting.
Susan Lavender is a published poet, actress, solicitor, radio newsreader, translator and Liars’ League HK and Peel Street Poetry participant. She performs in theatre and poetry and story-telling events, often writing her own material. Anglo-Italian by birth, Susan is fluent in Italian and French and has a 1st Class Honours degree in Italian and Romanian and two law degrees.
Connie was born and educated in Hong Kong. She worked at the HK Immigration Department for five years. After that, she worked in the HK Police Force from 1988 to June 2017. She is retired since then. She is exploring her interest in writing.
Amy is a corporate language trainer with over 20 years’ teaching experience. She is the author of No Sweat Cantonese, No Sweat Canto-Love, No Sweat Canto-Slang and No-Sweat Canto-to-Go. Brought up in Hong Kong and a graduate of the University of Auckland, Amy has experience in giving talks about Chinese culture and calligraphy, modelling and recording voice-overs. Several Western publications have highlighted her talents.