Author Jeong Yu-jeong of South Korean at a book signing at last year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Isaac Lawrence Author Jeong Yu-jeong of South Korean at a book signing at last year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Isaac Lawrence
Author Jeong Yu-jeong of South Korean at a book signing at last year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Isaac Lawrence

Diversity, enthusiasm … dentistry: Hong Kong literary festival lauded as one of the world’s best by authors

  • For Pulitzer Prize winner Junot Diaz it was the diversity of the audience, for Louis de Bernières meeting a very tall Japanese woman and a dentist’s chair
  • The festival’s 20th edition next month will make new memories – if for no other reason than that Covid-19 has forced the virtual staging of a lot of its events

Topic |   Hong Kong International Literary Festival
Author Jeong Yu-jeong of South Korean at a book signing at last year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Isaac Lawrence Author Jeong Yu-jeong of South Korean at a book signing at last year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Isaac Lawrence
Author Jeong Yu-jeong of South Korean at a book signing at last year’s Hong Kong International Literary Festival. Photo: Isaac Lawrence
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