Total 23 Pages, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23
June 2010
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Mohyna Srinivasan on her debut novel: The House on Mall Road

WiPS member and former marketing executive, Mohyna Srinivasan, talked about her debut novel, The House on Mall Road. Written during her time in Hong Kong and published by Penguin India early in 2010, the book has been extremely well received. Mohyna was generous in thanking WiPS for the support and encouragement she received when working on her manuscript.

 
Thursday 3 June (6.30pm to 8.30pm)
Going Green with Catherine Touzard

Catherine Touzard gave an intimate and interactive talk on her book and ongoing mission in Hong Kong, impressing WiPS with her expertise and tolerant attitude towards sustainability and green living. To find out more about Catherine Touzard's projects, visit www.goinggreenhk.com.

 
May 2010
Wednesday 12 May (6.30pm to 8.30pm)
Small Press Publishing by Editor Diane Goettel

Diane Goettel, Executive Editor of Black Lawrence Press talked very informatively on small press publishing, and provided hand-outs with useful tips on how to approach a small press. Diane kindly answered members' many questions. For information see: www.blacklawrencepress.com.

 
April 2010
Wednesday 28 April (6.15pm to 8.15pm)
Children's book author workshop: Roseanne Thong

Hong Kong's Society of Children's Book Writers & Illustrators (SCBWI) organised a Picture Book Intensive Workshop by award-winning author and educator, Roseanne Thong. Roseanne's intensive workshop covered five of the most popular picture book genres, for beginners and experienced writers.

 
Tuesday 13 April (6.30pm to 8.30pm)
Author Talk: A Perspective on Chinese Footbinding

Chinese footbinding expert and author, Dr Shirley See Yan Ma, talked to WiPS about the controversial tradition carried out by generations of Chinese women to restrict and bind their feet. Dr Ma took us on a literary, psychological and Jungian journey on the symbolism of the practice. Her book Footbinding: A Jungian Engagement with Chinese Culture and Psychology draws on personal history, popular myths, literature, and work with clients, and discusses how modern women still symbolically find their feet bound through this ancient practice.