Time & Location
2023年11月09日 下午5:15 – 下午6:15 [GMT+8]
Eco-Garden, Tai Po campus, EdUHK, 10號 Lo Ping Rd, Ting Kok, Hong Kong
About the Event
Write, Think, Grow: An Ecological Writing Workshop
Date: 9 November 2023
Time: 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
Venue: Eco-Garden, Tai Po campus, EdUHK
Tutor: Marco Yan (Poet)
Tour guide: Wong Yuen Sam Diana (dortoral student of SES)
Moderator: Jeffrey Clapp (Director of One City One Book HK)
* It is recommended to wear long-sleeved shirts and trousers and bring your own mosquito repellent.
**Gathering time & location: 5:05pm at the G/F of Block D, Taipo campus
This event will be divided into two sessions. Ms Wong Yuen Sam Diana, a doctoral student from the Department of Science and Environmental Studies (SES) of EdUHK, will introduce the eco-garden to the participants. After a short tour, Mr Marco Yan, a HK-based poet will lead a writing workshop as a creative response to Hong Kong writer Ng Hui Bun or Xubin’s ecological writing.
Mr Marco Yan is a Hong Kong-based poet. He earned his MFA in poetry from New York University and an MFA in cross-genre writing from the University of Hong Kong. His works recently appeared in Guernica, Volume Poetry, and Making Space, among other places. He can be found at www.marcoyan.com.
Dr Jeffrey Clapp focuses on literature in English, and is writing a book about contemporary literature in the United States. He is director of the large-scale community reading project 我城我書 / One City One Book Hong Kong and general editor of Xi Xi City, a digital humanities project that celebrates the work of Hong Kong's most delightful writer.