Romesh Gunesekera


Shamini Flint, based in Singapore, worked as a corporate lawyer but quit her job to be home with her children. That was when she began to write.

Sunday, 4 March, 2007, 12:00am

What's On


How do people and places look like under the microscope of digital eyes? .

The exhibition People & Places by Peter Mak Chi-keung captures the fleeting moments in everyday life. Mak is a lecturer in the department of creative arts at the Hong Kong Institute of Education. People & Places is his second solo exhibition this year.

18 Nov 2003 - 12:00am

All eyes on UK writers

This month contemporary British writers are in Hong Kong for the Eye on Books festival.

During the week-long celebration of literature from today until next Wednesday, they will team up with local writers, academics and celebrities to promote the rewards and delights of reading.

24 Sep 1998 - 12:00am

Author's wise words for aspiring writers

Wannabe authors who expect Sri Lankan novelist Romesh Gunesekera to teach them how to write a bestseller during his creative writing workshop at the British Council this week will be disappointed.

'You can't do that,' he said before the two-week course which started last Monday as part of the Eye on Books Festival, the public part of which begins on Thursday.

19 Sep 1998 - 12:00am