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Exhibitions Online: IWW 2018- Writer in Residence -Mr. Ma Jian

Inspire your intellectual curiosity

Exhibition Info

Date: 26 April - 18 May, 2018

Venue: HKBU Library, Level 3

Introduction

To celebrate this year's IWW Writer-in-Residence, an exhibition on Mr. Ma Jian(馬建) will be held in the library lobby from 26th April. You can view the library collection as well as the donated 30 copies of Mr. Ma's publication in various translations. You can find more information from Internationals Writers' Workshop.

Co-organizer: International Writers' Workshop

Biography of Shih Shu-ching

Ma Jian

Ma Jian was born in Qingdao, China in 1953. He moved to Hong Kong in 1986, and then ten years later to London, where he now lives. He wrote nine books (including novels and collections of short stories and essays), and were published in various languages. Red Dust, the record of his journey across China, won the 2002 Thomas Cook Award for Travel Writing. The Noodle Maker, a dark humorous satire of post-Tiananmen China, was published in English in 2004. In the same year, he awarded one of the 50 most important writers in the world by French literary magazine Lire. Stick Out Your Tongue, a novella based on his travels in Tibet and was published in English in 2006. Beijing Coma was published in English in 2008, winner of the T. R. Fyvel Index on Censorship Award 2009 and shortlisted for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize.

馬建​

馬建,1953年出生於青島。1986年移居香港,1997年赴德國魯爾大學任教,1999年起定居英國倫敦專事寫作。著有長篇小說《思惑》、《拉麵者》、《九條叉路》、《紅塵》、《肉之土》、《陰之道》、《亮出你的舌苔或空空蕩蕩》等。其中長篇小說《紅塵》獲英國湯瑪士.庫克旅行文學獎。《亮出你的舌苔或空空蕩蕩》提名英國獨立外語文學獎,入圍美國桐山文學獎。2008年出版長篇小說《肉之土》〔又名《北京植物人》〕,獲2009年英國國際言論自由監察機構頒發的「言論自由獎」圖書獎,同時入圍英國獨立外語文學獎,獲希臘2009雅典文學獎,入選都柏林文學獎。他的作品有法、意、德、荷等多國譯本在全球發行。

馬建在2004年被法國《閱讀》雜誌評為本世紀全球最重要五十位作家之一。

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