Sunday, 12 July 2015

Friday, 10 July 2015

Just Quickly...

Click here for my review of China Rich Girlfriend, by Kevin Kwan, for Asian Review of Books.

Thursday, 9 July 2015

Hong Kong Gothic / Edmund Price

In March, the Hong Kong Writers Circle (HKWC) launched Hong Kong Gothic, the tenth of its annual anthologies of members’ writing. Edmund Price, the lead editor, gives more details.

Just Quickly...

This is not of specifically Asian interest, but you may want to see a piece I wrote for the UK Telegraph on expat themed summer reads. Click here 

This Week in Asian Review of Books

See the Asian Review of Books for ever-interesting discussion. Here is a list of its newest reviews, excerpts, letters, essays, and round ups:

Sunday, 5 July 2015

The Sunday Post

A rojak* of items that caught my eye this week…

Pen Translates
Two forthcoming titles of Asian interest have been awarded PEN Translates grants. Congratulations to:
Paper Tiger by Xu Zhiyuan, translated from Mandarin by Michelle Deeter and Nicky Harman, published by Head of Zeus, August 2015 
Lost Evenings; Lost Lives by Aazhiyaal, Theva Abira et al, translated from Tamil by Lakshmi Holmström and Sascha Ebeling, published by Arc Publications, October 2015.

Friday, 3 July 2015

Q & A: Alice Clark-Platts

Singapore-based author Alice Clark-Platts, the founder of the Singapore Writers’ Group, has just published her debut novel, Bitter Fruits, through Penguin UK.