Nicolette Wong is an internationally published writer of prose and poetry in English, and the author of Stone Bride Madrigals published by corrupt press (Luxemburg). A recipient of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council Project Grant (Literary Arts), she has been a featured author at the Hong Kong Book Fair and Hong Kong International Literary Festival.
An active presence on the independent literary scene in the US, Nicolette has extensive experience in collaborating with artists and writers from different cultures. She is the editor-in-chief of A-Minor Magazine, an online magazine showcasing works of prose, poetry and art by international writers and artists. She is the founder and publisher of A-Minor Press, a HK-US based independent press that publishes full-length poetry collections by international authors.
As an arts writer, editor and translator, she has worked for various arts organisations including the Hong Kong Arts Festival, West Kowloon Cultural District, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, China Central Academy of Fine Arts. Her major publication projects have included The Unspoken Dance: An Oral History of Hong Kong Dance 1950s-70s (CCDC), Encountering Practice (WKCD), Looking Back at Hong Kong: An Anthology of Writing and Art and Making Space: A Collection of Writing and Art (Cart Noodles Press).
Carolyn Liu is a fourth year undergraduate English major studying at the Chinese University of Hong Kong with a concentration on the creative writing stream. With her studies focusing on both English literature and linguistics, she is interested in academic research and creative writing, especially short stories and poetry.
In previous years, Carolyn has explored different fields of work including primary and secondary school English pedagogy, as well as copywriting, editorial and communicative work at the D. H. Chen Foundation as an intern. She is currently working as a student research assistant for a Linguistic project at the University of Hong Kong and a part-time English translator of Chinese creative prose. In her free time, she likes to write poems on her social media account.
As Carolyn continues to explore in the field of creative work and research, she believes she will be continually motivated and inspired by the power of words.