18
Mar
Feast on Poetry – free writing workshop
Free
15:00 to 16:00
Sun 18 Mar

Whet your appetite for culinary verse in this free poetry workshop focused on food.

In a session with a two course menu, first savour a recital of culinary poetry with time to understand and appreciate selected poems with poet, Jennifer Wong before cooking up your own food-inspired poems. No writing experience is necessary. The workshop is free and open to all but places are limited. Reserve yours now!

About our workshop leader, Jennifer Wong

A Hong Kong native, Jennifer writes and teaches poetry. Her book, Goldfish (Chameleon Press) is a reflection on the myths, rituals and superstitions she grew up with. She has an MA in creative writing from the University of East Anglia and is completing a PhD in creative writing at Oxford Brookes University. Her poems have been published in The Rialto, Stand, Oxford Poetry, The North, Magma (forthcoming), Asian Cha, Voice & Verse, Morning Star and others, while her translations and reviews have appeared in Poetry London and Poetry Review. She was Associate Lecturer in Creative Writing at Oxford Brookes University and now teaches at Citylit. Inspired by her interest in food, she also contributes food reviews to Asia Times.

This is a free event. Please register to let us know you are coming.

This event is part of the Hong Kong programme at China in Context, supported by the Hong Kong Economic and Trade Office.

China in Context is organised by China Exchange and Cypress Books.

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