PANEL | Creating Worlds of Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Sat Mar 09 2024 at 12:00 pm to 01:00 pm UTC+08:00

Jockey Club Studio Theatre, The Fringe Club | Hong Kong

Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Publisher/HostHong Kong International Literary Festival
PANEL | Creating Worlds of Sci-Fi and Fantasy
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With Gigi Chang, Ana Merino, and Jordan Rivet
About this Event

Title: Creating Worlds of Sci-Fi and Fantasy

Speaker(s): Gigi Chang, Ana Merino & Jordan Rivet

Moderator: Peter McSweeney

Event details

Date: 9 March (Saturday)

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 pm 

Venue: Fringe Jockey Club

Price: $298

Language: English

Format: Panel

Category: Fantasy & Sci-Fi


Presented with the support of Intl' Writers' Workship HKBU


Speaker Biographies:

Born in Hong Kong and now living in Shenzhen, Gigi Chang translates works from Chinese to English. Her translations include Jin Yong’s Wuxia martial arts series Legends of the Condor Heroes (co-translated with Anna Holmwood and Shelly Bryant) and Return of the Condor Heroes for MacLehose Press, classical Chinese dramas for the Royal Shakespeare Company and contemporary Chinese plays for the Royal Court Theatre.


Ana Merino is an award-winning Spanish writer and Director of the Cátedra Planeta of Literature and Society at the International University of Valencia. She is also a professor of Spanish creative writing and a collegiate scholar at the University of Iowa, and previously served as a visiting professor at Dartmouth College. Ana’s notable works include the novel El mapa de los afectos (winner of the Nadal Award) and the youth novel Amigo. She has published ten books of poems, received literary prizes, written plays, contributed to comic criticism, and curated comic exhibitions. 


Jordan Rivet is an American author of YA science fiction and fantasy featuring determined heroines, vivid worlds, and daring missions. She has written 24 novels in multiple series, including Wake Me After the Apocalypse, the Art Mages of Lure fantasy trilogy, and The Lost Clone sci-fi series. Originally from Arizona, Jordan lives in Hong Kong, where she is a full-time writer. 


Event Description:

Join us for an exhilarating panel discussion as we bring together three esteemed authors to delve into the captivating realms of fantasy and science fiction writing. Explore the imaginative worlds they have crafted, filled with magic, technology, and limitless possibilities. From epic quests to futuristic adventures, these authors will share their insights, inspirations, and unique approaches to crafting compelling stories. Whether you're an avid fan or an aspiring writer, this panel promises to ignite your imagination and offer a behind-the-scenes glimpse into the art of creating fantastical and futuristic narratives. Don't miss out on this thrilling exploration of the realms of fantasy and science fiction.


*Please note that photos and videos of participants may be taken during the activities, which may be used by the organiser and the major sponsor for educational and promotional purposes in any way deemed appropriate, including dissemination through printed and online channels. Participation in the programme will constitute the participants’ consent to the above arrangement.

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ABOUT HKILF

The Hong Kong International Literary Festival (HKILF) inspires the joy of reading by bringing the world’s writers and stories to Hong Kong’s diverse communities. A dynamic year-round programme and an annual festival offer dialogue, entertainment, and perspective, while the Young Readers Festival (YRF) motivates students to engage with all aspects of the written word, improving communication skills while nurturing the art of writing and storytelling.

The annual festival features established and emerging writers from around the world, alongside local literary talents, in a programme that includes panel discussions, book talks, readings, workshops, walks, school programmes, performances, and more.

To find more, please visit our official website: https://www.festival.org.hk/


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Event Venue & Nearby Stays

Jockey Club Studio Theatre, The Fringe Club, 2 Lower Albert Road, Hong Kong, Hong Kong

Tickets

HKD 298.00

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