Special Issue on Qiu Miaojin: The Final Novel | HONG KONG REVIEW OF BOOKS 香港書評

In the first of its kind for the HKRB, Carolyn Lau curates a special issue on the pioneer of Taiwanese queer literature, Qiu Miaojin (邱妙津). In this previously untranslated introduction to Last Words from Montmartre, writer and philosopher Hélène Cixous gives a powerful sketch of her former student, Qiu Miaojin. “Chinese Orpheus” — Read on [...]

My father, Gui Minhai, has been unjustly sentenced to 10 years in China – The Washington Post

Angela Gui is the daughter of imprisoned Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai. She is a PhD candidate at the University of Cambridge. -- Last week, the Chinese government sentenced my father, Gui Minhai, to 10 years in prison after holding him in arbitrary detention for more than four years. This announcement follows years of appalling [...]

Toy Story: Hong Kong protest models become major hit

Intricately detailed Hong Kong protester figurines have become the latest must-have collectables as toy stores recreate the pro-democracy movement's street battles with police in their shop displays. Stacked on shelves next to comic book superheroes, the models come in a variety of shapes and sizes — Read on news.yahoo.com/toy-story-hong-kong-protest-models-become-major-045611022.html