Leung Ping-kwan[ Hong Kong]
Leung Ping-kwan[ Hong Kong]

Leung Ping-kwan is a poet born and raised in Hong Kong. He has published more than ten volumes of poems, including bilingual editions such as: City at the End of Time (1982), Foodscape (1997), Clothink (1998) and Travelling with a Bitter Melon(2002). He was writer-in-residence in Berlin in 1998 and has three volumes of poems translated into German. He also writes fiction and has published a novel and four collections of stories, among them the collection ?les et Continents was translated into French( published by Gallimard) and English (HKU Press). He was awarded The Hong Kong Urban Council's Biennial Award for Literature in 1991 (Fiction) and 1997 (Poetry).  He teaches literature and film studies at Lingnan University and has published extensively on urban culture and film studies, among them are Hong Kong Culture (1995 ) and Hong Kong Literature and Cinema(2003). He has collaborated with various visual and performing artists, and just had his poetry and photograph exhibitions in Hong Kong, Frankfurt and Bern.