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  1. Amorous action speaks louder than dull words at Bali literary festival

    Posted Oct 04th 2007, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... raise their voice to a mouse, right? Wrong - at least, if Nury Vittachi is there. The Hong Kong writer was on a panel at the recent Ubud Writers and Readers Festival in Bali when a particularly long-winded Bali Post columnist was speaking. By most accounts, it was an extremely long and boring speech. Unable to tolerate the windbag, Vittachi started making snoring noises into his microphone. ...

  2. And the rest is history

    Posted Feb 26th 2006, 12:00am by Nick Walker

    ... proportions, two literary-minded Hongkongers, Sri Lanka-born journalist and author Nury Vittachi and Indonesian-Chinese novelist Xu Xi, made a 'horrible discovery'. Vittachi had noted ... of interest in Asian literary voices, both writers saw the need to redress this cultural imbalance. A determined Xu Xi moved to New York to network with Asian-American authors, and Vittachi went ...

  3. Prize aims to nurture writers in the region

    Posted Mar 14th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Chris Wood A major new literary prize to recognise the work of Asian writers was launched last night at the Man Hong Kong International Literary Festival. The Man Asian Literary Prize, which aims to bring the work of Asian writers to the attention of the ...

  4. Talent writ large

    Posted Mar 07th 2005, 12:00am by Alister McMillan

    ... Nury Vittachi is ubiquitous. Most of these writers have timed book releases for the festival or come up with a gimmick to outshine international stars. One group has done both. Nine members ...



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