Announcement: ENG professor Tammy Lai-Ming Ho and ENG Alumna Cheng Tim Tim Mentioned in Tatler Hong Kong Article “7 Female Poets From Hong Kong To Know”

Tammy Lai-Ming Ho, an Associate Professor at the Department of English Language and Literature, and Cheng Tim Tim, an alumna of the department, have been named amongst the seven female poets from Hong Kong to know by Tatler Hong Kong. The other five poets are Mary Jean Chan (whose Flèche won Costa Book Award for Poetry 2019), Belle Ling, Sarah Howe (winner of the T.S. Eliot Prize in 2015), Rachel Leung, and Jennifer Wong (winner of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council Young Artist Award in Literary Arts). From the Tatler Hong Kong website:

Tammy Lai-Ming Ho is an associate professor teaching fiction, poetry and poetics as well as modern drama at Hong Kong Baptist University. Outside of teaching, the poet works on her own writing, winning numerous awards and nominations for poetry and short stories while also acting as the founding co-editor of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. She writes about various topics, drawing inspiration from her personal life and the city.

Discover four of Tammy Lai-Ming Ho’s poems, Beijing Standard Time, One Little Room and Frames and This May Be a Love Poem

Currently a teacher at HKICC Lee Shau Kee School of Creativity, Cheng Tim Tim is a teacher and poet whose work has previously been published in Cha, The Offing, SAND Journal, and the Cordite Poetry Review.

You’ll be able to feel her raw passion for Hong Kong through her writing—her most recent piece, titled Clubhouse, is a reflection on the new social media app that quickly gained a following due to its initial availability worldwide and can be found in Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine’s 59th issue.

Discover Cheng Tim Tim’s Students Said and Annie Anyone?

(Wednesday 24 February 2021)

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