Writers' symposium closes 12th Hong Kong literary festival

PUBLISHED : Monday, 15 October, 2012, 3:25pm
UPDATED : Thursday, 01 November, 2012, 8:18am

The Hong Kong international literary festival closed on Sunday with a writers' symposium at the University of Hong Kong.

It was the twelfth time the festival has been held in the city. The last event was in March 2011.

Dino Mahoney was a presenter and writer with RTHK as well as a teacher of creative writing in Hong Kong before returning to the United Kingdom. He was a guest of the festival.

Mahoney spoke with reporter Stephen Quinn.




Earlier in the festival, reporter Hedy Bok spoke with Irish writer Colm Toibin.