Hong Kong International Literary Festival

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Celebrate all things literary at this 10-day festival featuring dozens of events including talks and performances ranging from fiction to poetry.

Hong Kong’s biggest annual celebration of all things literary. This year, the 10-day festival features more than 55 events such as intimate seminars with authors, workshops and performances in genres ranging from fiction, poetry and history. Writers from all corners of the world are in town to celebrate and share their passions and insights. Headlining the festival are literary giants Irvine Welsh, the man who penned Scottish modern classic, Trainspotting; Cheryl Strayed, the author of Wild and Hong Kong’s very own Dung Kai-cheung. 

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