Kubrick Poetry • May • Midsummer Enchanted English Poetry Sharing

時間 Time2011/5/18 (Wed) 3:50pm-4:40pm

地點 VenueYan Chai Hospital No. 2 Secondary School.

主持 ModeratorPolly Ho

詩人來賓 Guest PoetArthur Leung and Akin Jeje

Arthur Leung was born and raised in Hong Kong. He regularly presents reading of his poetry and has had his poems published in anthologies such as Hong Kong U Writing and Fifty-Fifty, as well as in numerous magazines and journals including Smartish Pace, Yale Anglers’ Journal, Loch Raven Review, Existere, Paper Wasp, Bravado,Taj Mahal Review‏, Poetry Kanto, QLRS, Crannog Literary Magazine, Pulsar Poetry Magazine, Words-Myth, Magma Poetry and elsewhere. Leung has served as external editor for Yuan Yang and as guest poetry editor for Cha. He was a finalist for the 2007 Erskine J. Poetry Prize and a winner of the 2008 Edwin Morgan International Poetry Competition.

Akin Jeje was born in the United States of Nigerian and Kenyan parents in the early 1970s. Akin Jeje now lives and works in Hong Kong. Educated in Canada, he is the graduate of four universities: The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada (BA Sociology 1994); The University of Calgary (BA English 1996); The University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario (MA 2001) and York University in Toronto (B. Ed. Primary/Junior, 2005). An active poet and spoken-word performer – in Canada since the early 1990s, and in Hong Kong since 2006 – Jeje's works have been published and featured in both Canada and Hong Kong. His poetry collection, Smoked Pearl: Poems of Hong Kong and Beyond was published on 23 November 2010.

The 'Midsummer Enchanted English Poetry Sharing' will be held in the school hall of Yan Chai No. 2 Secondary School. The time will start at 3:50 p.m. to 4: 40 p.m. All are welcomed. If you have any enquiries, please feel free to contact the programme coordinator, Ms. Polly Ho from Kubrick Poetry and Ms. Caroline Fung, from Yan Chai Hospital No. 2 Secondary School.