James Franco believes in exploring the many aspects of creativity beyond acting. That's why he's also directing, writing and studying for his PhD, he tells Doretta Lau
Harper Lee, the 87-year-old author of To Kill a Mockingbird, has sued her literary agent, claiming he took advantage of her age and infirmity to deprive her of royalties from the novel.
Cheng Naishan, widely considered an icon of Shanghai literature who enjoyed close personal ties with Hong Kong, died on Monday morning in hospital after a long battle with leukaemia.
Despite all its opportunities, fast pace and thriving arts scene, Hong Kong often seems to be more about ideas than action. People may talk a lot, but don't always follow through on their...
Media scrums aren't usually associated with literary festivals, but they happen when Aung San Suu Kyi is involved.
A prominent writer known to be a liberal social critic is considering legal action against two leftists who attacked him during a book signing in Beijin
The debut novel of an Indian poet and writer, who was educated in Hong Kong, is one of five works chosen for the 2012 Man Asian Literary Prize shortlist.
Award-winning writer and poet Leung Ping-kwan's dying wish was for Hong Kong literature to receive the respect it deserves.
Jaipur, also known as the "Pink City", is generally regarded as an essential destination for anyone navigating the subcontinent. There are palaces and forts, elephants and camels, and fabulously...
Under executive director David Parker, the Man Asian Literary Prize has evolved into the most sought-after award of its kind in the region.
Novelist Mo Yan will leave Beijing tomorrow to receive the first Nobel Prize for literature awarded to a Chinese citizen.