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PUBLISHED : Friday, 25 February, 2005, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 25 February, 2005, 12:00am
 

Hear the writers talk about their craft. This year's festival covers the broadest range of genres yet


March 6


The Journey Home


Who Readings by Jess Rowe, Dave McKirdy, Robin Minietta, Madeleine Marie Slavick, Elsie Tu


Where St John's Cathedral


When 6pm


Price Free


March 7


The Craft of Writing: Writing Satire


Who Hari Kunzru


Where Fringe Theatre


When 4pm


Price $80


Opening night: Old and New, East and West


Who Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi, William Dalrymple, Hari Kunzru, and Chad Taylor


Where Fringe Theatre


When 6pm


Price $120


52 Women Reveal (almost) All!


Who Members of Women in Publishing Society


Where The Edge


When 8pm


Price Free


March 8 The Craft of Writing: Start by Writing About What You Love


Who Alex Miller


Where Fringe Theatre


When 4pm


Price $80


The Royal Geographical Society: White Mughals


Who William Dalrymple


Where Hong Kong Football Club


When 6pm (talk starts 7.30pm)


Price $200


South China Morning Post Double Bill: Hari Kunzru and Shirley Hazzard


Who Hari Kunzru, Shirley Hazzard


Where Central Library Lecture Theatre


When 7pm


Price $120


March 9


Islam and the Modern World


Who William Dalrymple


Where FCC


When 8.30pm


Price $120


Write the First Time


Who Siddharth Dhanvant Shanghvi and Hsu-Ming Teo


Where Cipriani's, China Club


When 3.30pm


Price $150


The Australian Consulate General: The Golden Dragon (book launch)


Who Peter Osborne


Where Central Library, Activity Room 1


When 6pm


Price Free


The Swallows of Kabul (in French)


Who Yasmina Khadra


Where Alliance Francaise


When 7pm


Price Free


Australian Consulate General: From Australia to the World


Who Thomas Keneally, Alex Miller and Hsu-Ming Teo


Where Central Library, Lecture Theatre


When 7pm


Price $120


March 10


The Girl in the Picture


Who Denise Chong


Where FCC


When 12.30pm


Price $180


The Craft of Writing: Reading Films, Watching Books


Who Chad Taylor


Where Fringe Theatre


When 4pm


Price $80


The Asia Society: The Swallows of Kabul


Who Yasmina Khadra


Where Fringe Theatre


When 8pm


Price Free


March 11


HKU Space and HK Weekly: Snakes and Earrings - New Writing from Japan


Who Hitomi Kanehara


Where Fringe Theatre


When 10am


Price $100


The Fall of British Asia


Who Tim Harper


Where FCC


When 12.30pm


Price $180


Post-colonial Writing


Who Moyez Vassanji


Where The Chinese University of Hong Kong


When 2.30pm


Price Free


The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators: The Craft of Children's Writing


Who Deborah Ellis


Where Fringe Theatre


When 4pm


Price $80


A Drink with Thomas Keneally


Who Thomas Keneally


Where M at the Fringe


When 5.30pm


Price $150


The Joys of Children's Books


Who Jeremy Strong and Linda Newbery


Where British Council


When 7.30pm


Price $70


Allianz and The South China Morning Post: China's Literary Lights


Who


Yu Hua and Shan Sa


Where Fringe Theatre


When 7pm


Price $120


March 12


The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators: The Authors Present


Who Deborah Ellis, Nury Vittachi, Peter Osbourne (for children 9 years and above)


Where Fringe Studio


When 9am


Price $60


The Society of Children's Book Writers and Illustrators: Children's Book Readings


Who Sarah Brennan, Karmel Schreyer and Roseanne Thong (for children 3-8 years)


Where Fringe Studio


When 10.30am


Price $60


World War II in Fiction


Who Shirley Hazzard and Shan Sa


Where Fringe Theatre


When 10am


Price $80


World War II in Fact


Who Tim Harper and Phillip Snow


Where Fringe Theatre


When 10am


Price $80


Journalist, traveller, historian


Who Anna Reid


Where FCC


When 12.30pm


Price $80


Shan Sa: The Girl who Played Go


Who Shan Sa


Where Alliance Francaise


When 2pm


Price Free


HKU Space and HKU Weekly: Voices of a New Asia


Who Hitomi Kanehara and others


Where Fringe Theatre


When 2.30pm


Price $120


Islam in Fiction


Who Thomas Keneally, Deborah Ellis and Eddin Khoo, with Charles Foran as moderator


Where Fringe Theatre


When 5pm


Price $80


Canadian Consulate General and Canadian Club: Northern Lights - A Celebration of Canadian Writing


Who Denise Chong, Deborah Ellis, Moyez Vassanji, with Charles Foran as moderator


Where Sports House


When 6.30pm


Price $120


Outloud: Open Mike


Who Hong Kong Poets


Where Fringe Bar


When 8pm


Price Free


March 13


Meet the Authors: Pan Macmillan Champagne Brunch


Who Rosie Milne, Catherine Sampson


Where Fringe


When 10.30pm


Price $80


Thrillers and Killers


Who Nury Vittachi, Catherine Sampson and Dean Barrett


Where Fringe Theatre


When 12pm


Price $60


Women in Publishing Society: Inner and Outer Journeys in Asia


Who Anna Reid, Dean Barrett and Seth Faison


Where Fringe Theatre


When 2pm


Price $80


March 14


Man Booker Prize Distinguished Lecture: Becoming a Writer


Who Alan Hollinghurst


Where The University of Hong Kong


When 5pm


Price Free


Royal Geographical Society: The Shaman's Coat


Who Anna Reid


Where Sports House


When 6.30pm


Price $150


South of the Cloud: A Personal History of China


Who Seth Faison


Where FCC (Dinner)


When 7.30pm


Price $250


March 15


Lines of Beauty


Who Alan Hollinghurst


Where China Club


When 6.30 (reception, followed by talk)


Price $280


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