Tammy Lai-Ming Ho – IPNHK 2019 Special Guest

Tammy Lai-Ming Ho is the founding co-editor of the first Hong Kong-based international Asia-focused journal, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal, an editor of the academic journals Victorian Network and Hong Kong Studies, and the first English-language Editor of Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine. Tammy is an Associate Professor at Hong Kong Baptist University, where she teaches poetics, fiction, and modern drama. She is also the President of PEN Hong Kong, a Junior Fellow of the Hong Kong Academy of the Humanities, an Advisor to the Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing, and an Associate Director of One City One Book Hong Kong. Tammy’s first collection of poetry is Hula Hooping (Chameleon 2015), for which she won the Young Artist Award in Literary Arts from the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. Her first short story collection Her Name Upon The Strand (Delere Press), her second poetry collection Too Too Too Too (Math Paper Press) and chapbook An Extraterrestrial in Hong Kong (Musical Stone) were published in 2018. Her first academic book is Neo-Victorian Cannibalism (Palgrave, 2019). She recently guest-edited a Hong Kong Feature for World Literature Today (Spring 2019) and the Hong Kong special issue of Sweden PEN’s The Dissident Blog.

何麗明是香港首本網上文學期刊 Cha: An Asian Literary Journal 的創辦人及聯席編輯,並同時編輯學術期刊 Victorian Network Hong Kong Studies,以及首位 Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine 英文編輯。她曾編著或聯編七本詩集、短篇小說以及文集。她現任香港浸會大學英文系助理教授,與學生一同探究小說美學、詩歌藝術及現代戲劇。她也是香港筆會的主席、香港人文學院院士以及 The Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing。何麗明於 2015 年出版她的第一本詩集 Hula Hooping (Chameleon 2015),她亦憑此獲得香港藝發局藝術新秀獎 (文學藝術)。她的第一本短篇小說集 Her Name Upon The Strand (Delere Press)、第二本詩集 Too Too Too Too (Math Paper Press) 以及小冊子 An Extraterrestrial in Hong Kong (Musical Stone) 在 2018 年相繼出發。她的第一本學術書籍是Neo-Victorian Cannibalism (Palgrave, 2019),她亦正籌備其他學術書籍。最近她正編著 World Literature Today (2019 春天) 的香港冊以及瑞典筆會 The Dissident Blog 的香港特刊。