The people involved in

Writing Macao: creative text and teaching

 

 

 

Contributors

Board of Readers

Editorial Staff

 

 

 

 

Contributors:

 

Alice Lam Pui Keng

        Alice Pui Keng Lam graduated from the University of Macau in 2002. She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project', and her work includes 'A Lifelong Condition' in The First Dozen Stories as well as 'You are Your Own Doctor' and 'An Encounter with a Prostitute' in a later publication, Four Seasons.

 

Cassenna Chan Cheng Lei

            Cassenna Chan Cheng Lei, a post graduate of English Studies in the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities in 2002. She has collaborated with other students in writing the story 'A Christmas Gift', published in Ten Tales for Kids, and she is a participant in contributing a story known as 'Three Wishes' in the recent publication of Four Seasons. She is a journalist of a Portuguese newspaper Hoje Macau.

 

Christine Kell

            Christine Kell teaches E.M.U. (English for Migratory Undergraduates) at the University of Bulamakanka. Set on the spectacular Outer Barcoo, the university is famous for its three-way interaction between original, traditional and new Australians. The university is one of the oldest in western Queensland and was built in the halcyon days of the Blowie Scheme, when – prior to the coming of the beetle – the wings of the small (though ubiquitous) fauna were first strapped to the national power grid.  

 

Luo Hui

            From Hubei, China, Luo Hui received his early education in English at one of the country’s eight special schools that trained future diplomats. Instead of politics, he pursued literary studies, earning degrees in English, Comparative Literature and Chinese. His Master’s thesis at Indiana University was on translating Zheng Danyi’s poetry, while his current Ph.D. work at the University of Toronto focuses on psychoanalysis and ghosts, both in Hong Kong films and in Ming and Qing Dynasty literature. Luo has worked as a television and radio producer, an editor and translator. He lives in Canada.

 

Madeleine Marie Slavick

            Madeleine’s recent projects include co-founding SIXTH FINGER PRESS which specializes in Chinese- and English-language poetry and translations; coordinating Oxfam and Poets Against the War for 12 February, 2003, 'Poets Against the War Day'; publishing COLORing words (March 2002), a postcard set with her photographs and poems, in English, and translated into Chinese by Zheng Danyi, and then coordinating an exhibition with about 200 contributors of all ages (November 2002); My Favourite Thing, an 11-country multi-media educational project with Oxfam (2001); Round – Poems and Photographs of Asia, her first book (co-authored by Barbara Baker), which won the Bumbershoot Book Award in Seattle (1998); Together, an exhibition in Singapore and Hong Kong of paired photographs (1997); co-writing two non-fiction books Children in China (1997) and China - The Dragon Awakes (1995); plus severral poetry chapbooks and photography exhibitions since 1991.  One of the organizers of the monthly OutLoud readings at the Fringe Club, she's read on three continents, for radio and television, at universities and peace rallies, in bars and libraries, on a CD-ROM and at Hong Kong City Hall Theatre. Raised in Maine, USA, she's lived in Hong Kong since 1988 and has been coordinating a monthly critique group since 1995.

 

Saikat Majumdar

            Saikat Majumdar’s has published two volumes of short stories, Infinitum Archipelago (1994), Happy Birthday to You (1996), and two novellas, Hello Goodbye (1996) and Diminuendo (1997), from Writers’ Workshop, Calcutta. His fiction and non-fiction has appeared in several publications in the US and India, including American Writing, The Times of India, Pangolin Papers and The Statesman. His fiction has been twice nominated for the Pushcart Prize and he was awarded the Richard Devine Fellowship for fiction writing in the summer of 2001. He has completed an MA in English from India and an MFA in Creative Writing in the US and currently holds a fellowship for doctoral study at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, where he is working on the relationship of modernism and South-Asian postcolonial writing. He also teaches at Rutgers as a part-time lecturer in English. He has recently completed his first novel, If on a Summer Afternoon in Calcutta.

 

Tom Bradley

            Tom Bradley is the author of five novels: Kara-Kun/Flip-kun, Black Class Cur, Killing Bryce, The Curved Jewels, and Acting Alone, all of which are available at amazon.com and other online bookstores.  Various of these novels have been nominated for the Editor's Book Award and The New York University Bobst Prize, and one was a finalist in The AWP Award Series in the Novel.

            His stories and essays appear in such places as Salon.com, Exquisite Corpse, 3AM, McSweeney's, Gadfly, FrontPage, Poets & Writers, Nthposition and Newtopia, and are frequently featured in the Webby Award-winning Arts and Letters Daily.

            Reviews of Tom's books, links to his online publications and audio performances, plus a couple of hours of recorded readings, are posted at his website, tombradley.org

 

Zheng Danyi

            Born in Sichuan, China, in 1963, Zheng Danyi grew up in the countryside and then at a sugar factory. He started writing poetry as a teenager during the Cultural Revolution. In 1981, he entered Southwest China Normal University, where he led the country’s largest student poetry association at the time, gathering poetry societies from 21 universities in the area. Trained as a scientist, he first lectured in Chemistry, and then in Chinese Literature, at Guizhou University. Zheng Danyi has been publishing poems since the 1980s, and novellas since the 1990s, throughout China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and North America. Distinctions include winning First Line magazine’s inaugural poetry prize (New York, 1991), and being anthologized in Ten Major Poets Today (Shanghai Literary and Art Press, 1993), Gold in Blue Sky (Foreign Language Press, 1995), which regarded him among the ten leading poets born in the 1960s, and New Generation: Poems from China Today (New York: Hanging Loose Press, 1999). A visiting scholar at Beijing University and then the prestigious Social Science  Institute of China from 1995 to 1998, Zheng Danyi now lives in Hong Kong.

 

Steven Schroeder

            Steven Schroeder teaches Humanities and Philosophy at Roosevelt University in Chicago and Shenzhen University in the People's Republic of China. He is the author of five books, and his poetry has appeared in a number of journals, including the Cresset, Georgetown Review, Halcyon, Petroglyph, Rhino, and Texas Review. A chapbook, Theory of Cats, was published by Pudding House Press in 2003.

 

Papa Osmubal

            Oscar Balajadia writes in three languages under the pseudonym of Papa Osmubal.  His previous books are “Parnaso”, a poetry collection in Tagalog, and “Lighthouse”, a poetry collection in English. He has been anthologized in Synaptic Graffiti: Slam the Body Politik (Literature and Art on CD, Australia, 2004), Mitochondria: an Anthology of Rarities and Loose Ends (USA, 2004), and Honoring Fathers: An International Poetry Collection (University of the Philippines Press, 2005). He has pieces published in Adagio Verse Quarterly, Aesthetica: a Review of Contemporary Artists, A Critical Survey of Philippine Literature, Bird and Egg, Dalityapi Makata , Jacobyte Poetry, LauraHird, MindFire Renew, Mitochondria, Muse Apprentice Guild, National Midweek (Phils), Our Own Voice: Filipino Literature in the , Diaspora, Philippines Free Press, Philippine Graphic, Poor Mojo’s Almanac(k), Poems Niederngasse, Poets Against the War, Prose Toad, Quarterly Literary Review Singapore, Rattle Magazine, Retort Magazine, Slow Train, Spillway Review, Snow Monkey, The Surface, TimBookTu, Stylus Poetry Journal, Spreadhead, Unlikely Stories, Writing Macao (University of Macau), and others. An amateur artist, he held in 2004 a solo art exhibition of pen-and-pencil collection, called ‘White and Black’, at the Unesco Center, Macao.

 

Ting Man Tsao

            Ting Man Tsao teaches English composition and literature at LaGuardia Community College of the City University of New York. He majored in English at Hong Kong Shue Yan College, and holds an M.A. in Comparative Literature from the University of Washington at Seattle and a Ph.D. in English from the State University of New York at Stony Brook. His dissertation “Representing China to the British Public in the Age of Free Trade, c. 1833-1844” examines popular British representations of China and the Chinese that widely circulated along the “Eastern” trade routes during the Opium War period. Before becoming a professor, Tsao worked as a social worker and, later, a grant writer for not-for-profit organizations that served immigrants in New York City. His scholarly and creative work has been accepted for publication in Peer English, Victorians Institute Journal, and an edited collection Illness in the Academy (all forthcoming).

 

 

Thomas McConnell

            Thomas McConnell teaches creative writing and literature at the University of South Carolina Spartanburg. His fiction has appeared in The Connecticut Review, Yemassee, Calabash, Emrys Journal, and his story collection, A Picture Book of Hell and other landscapes, is forthcoming from Texas Tech University Press in November 2004.

 

Eric Tinsay Valles

            Mr. Eric Tinsay Valles is a Filipino ph d candidate in English Studies at the National University of Singapore. He is exploring the use of St. Augustine of Hippo's interpretive theory of reading (distinguishing between literal and figurative interpretations) in the study of cupiditas (disordered love of self that prevents communion with others and the Other) in the works of Chaucer, Pope and Flannery O'Connor.  

            Prior to postgraduate research, he worked in Taipei as a business reporter and columnist for the English-language daily Taiwan News as well as in Manila as an editor and instructor at the University of Asia and the Pacific (UA&P).

            His poetry appears in the Muse Apprentice Guild, Wickedness.Net, Sand and Coral and similar journals.

 

S. K. Kelen

            S. K. Kelen's poems have been appearing in journals, newspapers and on radio since 1973 when he won the Poetry Australia Farmers Poetry Prize for Australians under 18. Kelen teaches creative writing and poetry and lives mostly in Canberra. In 1996 Kelen was Visiting Professor of Writing at the University of South Dakota; in  1998 was Asialink Writer-in-residence in Vietnam; and was the recipient of the ACT Chief Minister's Creative Arts Fellowship for 2000 and the 2001 Capital Arts Patrons Award.

            S. K. Kelen's volumes of poetry include The Gods Ash Their Cigarettes, (Makar Press, 1978), To the Heart of the World's Electricity, (Senor, 1980),Atomic Ballet, (Hale & Iremonger, 1991), Dingo Sky, (HarperCollins/Angu&Robertson, 1993), Trans-Sumatran Highway and other poems, (Polonius, 1995), Dragon Rising,(The Gioi, 1998), Shimmerings,(Five Islands Press, 2000), Goddess of Mercy (Brandl & Schlesinger, 2002).

            Shimmerings was shortlisted for the 2002 SA Festival Awards.

            Goddess of Mercy was  shortlisted for the Age Poetry Book of the Year, Victorian Premier¹s Literary Awards, and received a special commendation for the ACT Book of the Year Award.

            He is currently living on an Australia Council Grant writing new poems and completing his PhD.

 

Solrun Hoaas

           Solrun Hoaas was born in Norway, grew up in China and Japan, completed university in Oslo and studied theatre in Kyoto. In Australia since 1972, she has worked as a teacher, journalist, interpreter, lecturer, and written and directed several films, including the feature film Aya (CICAE award l990), documentaries Sacred Vandals, Green Tea and Cherry Ripe and Pyongyang Diaries. She now writes in Melbourne.

 

Peter Kirkpatrick

           Peter Kirkpatrick writes poetry and cultural history, and teaches English, Text and Writing at the University of Western Sydney. His second collection of verse, Westering, is forthcoming.]

 

Eddie Tay

           Eddie Tay is from Singapore and is a postgraduate student at the University of Hong Kong. These poems are taken from his collections of poetry, Remnants (2001) and A Lover’s Soliloquy (2005).

 

Richard Stanley-Baker

           Richard Stanley-Baker, an art historian, has worked in Asia for much of his adult life, in Japan, Taiwan, and for twenty years at Hong Kong University. He has been writing since teen years, but more consistently since 1990. A UK expat, he visits parents in Devon, and has a beautiful small house near Crieff in Perthshire. He has taught Japanese art history in Victoria, B.C., and as a visitor at Berkeley, Stanford, Princeton, and Tokyo University. He is moving a short distance to Zhuhai, China, in June, and will be resident there for some time. He has been reading in Hong Kong at Outloud meets over the past few years.

 

Keith Appler
           Dr. Keith Appler teaches literature and theater in the English Department at University of Macau.


 

 

 

 

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The Board of Readers:

 

Professor Alan Maley, Assumption University

Professor David Parker, Chinese University of Hong Kong

Professor Shirley Lim, University of Hong Kong

Professor Leith Morton, University of Newcastle

Professor Una Chaudhuri, New York University

Professor Tom Shapcott, University of Adelaide

Professor Bob Perelman, University of Pennsylvania

Professor David Brookshaw, University of Bristol

Professor  Richard Stanley-Baker, Universityof Hong Kong

Ron Pretty, Director of Five Islands Press, University of Wollongong

Dr Peter Kirkpatrick, University of Western Sydney

Judith Rodriguez, Deakin University

Dr Keith Russell, University of Newcastle

Dr Richard Tipping, University of Newcastle

Dr Glenn Timmermans, University of Macau

Dick Tibbetts, University of Macau

David Mennier, University of Macau

Dr Mary Ann O’Donnell

Dr Page Richards, University of Hong Kong

Dino Mahoney, City University of Hong Kong

Dr Philip Edmonds, Griffith University

Dr Steven Schroeder, Roosevelt University, Shenzhen University

Dr Keith Appler, University of Macau

Dr Donna Lee Brien, University of New England

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Editor:

 

Dr Christopher Kelen, University of Macau

        Christopher Kelen teaches cultural studies and creative writing in the English Department at the University of Macau. He holds degrees in literature and linguistics from the University of Sydney and a doctorate on the teaching of the writing process, from UWS Nepean. His fourth book of poems, Republics, was published by Five Islands Press in Australia in 2000. His first volume The Naming of the Harbour and the Trees won an Anne Elder Award in 1992. In 1988 Kelen won an ABA/ABC bicentennial award with his poem 'Views from Pinchgut'. In 1996 Kelen was Writer-in-Residence for the Australia Council at the B.R.Whiting Library in Rome. In 1999 he won the Blundstone National Essay Contest, conducted by Island journal. He also won second prize in the Gwen Harwood Poetry Award that year. In 2000 Kelen's poetry/art collaboration (with Carol Archer) Tai Mo Shan/Big Hat Mountain was exhibited at the Montblanc Gallery in Hong Kong's Fringe Club. And in 2001 another collaboration (essay and watercolour) titled Shui Yi Meng/Sleep to Dream was shown at the Montblanc Gallery. Both exhibitions have been published as full colour catalogues. Kelen's book of poems about Hong Kong, New Territories, is forthcoming, and supported by the Hong Kong Arts Development Board. Kelen's poetry has been published and broadcast widely in Australia since the seventies. Apart from poetry he publishes in a range of theoretical areas including writing pedagogy, ethics, rhetoric, cultural and literary studies and various intersections of these. Kelen is the principal investigator in the University of Macau's 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and the editor of the new on-line journal Writing Macao: creative text and teaching.

 

Assistant Editors:

 

Hilda Tam  

        Hilda Tam Hio Man graduated from the University of Macau in 2004 and is currently a second-year MA student majoring in English at the university. She is the coordinator in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and one of the members of the Stories in Schools Initiative. Her recent works are ‘4/C’ in the publication A Book of Ghosts, ‘The Watch’ in Indoor Barbecue and ‘The Bear and the Squirrel’ in Zoo. 'The Fat Fish and the Crocodile', 'Aunty Fatty and her Biggest Chocolate', 'The Kiss', 'The Three Sons and the Little Goldfish' and 'Mr Giraffe and Princess Koala' in A Childhood Journey. 'Her collaborative works include ‘The Gweilo Wins’, ‘The Bakemeat’, ‘The Lift’, ‘The Camera’, ‘Family Barbeque’ and 'Enough Hair!'.

 

Amy Wong  

        Amy Wong Kuok graduated from the University of Macau in 2004 and is currently a second-year MA student majoring in English at the university. She is the webmaster and in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’. She is one of the members of the Stories in Schools Initiative. Her recent works are ‘Message from a Ghost’ in the publication A Book of Ghosts, ‘Mr Cockroach’ in Zoo, 'Shimi the Ewe', 'The Fridge' and 'Rabbit's Defense' in A Childhood Journey. Her collaborative works include ‘The Gweilo Wins’, ‘The Bakemeat’, ‘The Lift’, ‘The Camera’, and ‘Family Barbeque’.

 

Elisa Lai

         Elisa Lai Kin Teng graduated from the University of Macau in 2003 and is currently an MA student majoring in English at the university. She is the coordinator of the Stories in Schools Initiative in the “Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project”. Her published works include The Devil in Me and A Puppy Love Promise. She has also played a part in the book The SARS Story – a South China Decameron, in which about fifty people have contributed their effort in the production of the thirty tales in the book. She has been helping in the production of several books as well; the most recent ones are Time for Love and 《作者譯本(in English Authorized Translations), which is the first Chinese edition we have in our collection. She is also a tutor in crew (Consulting Center for Research & English Writing) and is teaching a course in Basic English Skills at the University.

 

 

Staff (in alphabetic order): 

 

Alice Lao

        Alice Lao Sio Leng graduated from the University of Macau in 2005. She is a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent works include ‘As You Wish!’ in the publication of Can I…, ‘Great Escape’ and ‘The Ghosts in the Picture Box’ in the publication of Oasis.

 

Amy Lao

        Amy Lao Pui Fong graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent works are ‘The Lost Child’ in the publication A Book of Ghosts, ‘Time for Love’ in Time for Love. Her collaborative works include ‘1970’, ‘At Long Last’. Lao is a member of the office management group and the audio recording group for the Research Project.

  

Angelina Chiu

        Angelina Chiu Sok Fan graduated from the University of Macau.  She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and worked in the printing group for that project last semester. Her most recent work is 'The Guardians' in A Book of Ghosts, for which she has also designed the cover.

 

Angela Iun  

        Angela Iun Ka Man graduated from the University of Macau in 2004 and is currently a first-year MA student majoring in English at the university. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent works include ‘Invited Guests’ in the publication A Book of Ghosts, ‘Wrong Love’ and the collaborative work ‘1970’ in Once Upon A Time in Macao. Iun was a member of the office management group for the Research Project.

 

Angela Ng

        Angela Ng U Ian graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of Macau in 2003 and is now an MA student in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities.  She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent works include 'Buddhist offerings for a Catholic saint' and 'What fate may bring' in The First Dozen Stories; 'Compatible Yin Yang' in A Book of Ghosts and 'The Best Murmuring' in Ten Tales for a Spring Lamb. She has also collaborated with other students in creating 'Home Coming', which is published in We're in here for you!

 

Azita Kuok  

        Azita Kuok Chi Man graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of Macau in 2003.  She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent works includes 'Jenny and the Spirit of Justice' in the publication A Book of Ghosts.  She has also collaborated with other students in creating 'The Girl and the Magic Ring', published in We're in here for you.

 

Bello Lou

        Bella Lou Man I graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent works include ‘I Can Sing?!’ in the publication Zoo, ‘It’s Too Late’ and the collaborative work ‘Only the House Wins’ in the coming publication The Veil of Feng Shui in Macao. Lou was responsible for the oral interviews and the one-hundred writing exercises for the Research Project.

 

Ben Wang

        Ben Wang Kai, graduated from Zheng Zhou University, Henan Province in 2004 and is currently studying for an MA at the University of Macau, majoring in English Studies. As a participant in the children's literature course in 2005, he wrote totally seven stories mostly on the basis of his own childhood, taking his hometown in Henan as the background in order to show his homage to the land of his birth. His published work include 'Fire and Fire' in A Childhood Journey.
      

Camilla Lam  

        Camilla Lam A Lai graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent works are ‘Meeting with a Ghost’ in the publication A Book of Ghosts, ‘Who laughs last’ in Indoor Barbecue, ‘Love Never Goes’ in Time for Love, and ‘When Your Shadow Cries’ in Zoo. Her collaborative work is ‘At Long Last’. Lam was the secretary, a member of the office management group and the audio recording group for the Research Project.

 

Carol Tong

        Carol Tong Hoi Ian is a fourth-year student in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Macau. She is a student in Dr. Kelen’s Creative Writing Class. Her recent works are 'A Beautiful Peacock' and 'Square Clouds' in A Childhood Journey.

 

Carolina Nogueira

        Carolina Nogueira graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Macau in 2003.  She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent work includes 'My Homeland' and 'A Smuggler' in The First Dozen Stories,  and 'The Naughty Neighbourhood' in A Book of Ghosts.

 

Cathy Ieong  

        Cathy Ieong Pui I graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent works are ‘The Bleeding Head’ in the publication A Book of Ghosts, ‘A Murder in a Hostel’ in Indoor Barbecue and ‘A Terrible Examination’ in Once Upon A Time In Macao. Her collaborative works include ‘Wrong Love’. Cathy Ieong was a member of the translation group and the web page group for the Research Project.

 

Cecilia Hong Wai Man

 Cecilia Hong Wai Man graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a student in Dr Kelen's Creative Writing Class and her most recent work is ‘Schmatoise and BunSenna’ in the publication Zoo.

 

Christine Tang Weng Lam

     Christine Tang Weng Lam graduated from the University of Macau in 2004.  She was a student in Dr Kelen’s Creative Writing Class and her most recent works are ‘Love Is All You Need’. She has also collaborated with other students in creating ‘Ming Ming’s Great Adventure’ in the publication Zoo.

 

Christine Wong Nga Sam

    Christine Wong Nga Sam graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a student in Dr Kelen’s Creative Writing Class and her most recent works are ‘Here Come Two Heroes’ and she has also collaborated with other students in creating ‘Ming Ming’s Great Adventure’ in the publication Zoo.

 

Chevwin Chu Pek Cheng

Chevwin Chu Pek Cheng graduated from the University of Macau in 2004.  She was a student in Dr Kelen’s Creative Writing Class and her most recent work is ‘Po Po’s new cape’ in the publication Zoo.

 

Connie Lok

Lok Fong Io, Connie, graduated from Shanghai International Studies University in 2004, majoring in English Language and Literature. She has also got her minor degree of International Trade at Shanghai Fudan University. She is currently an MA student in Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at University of Macau. She is a member of Macao New Chinese Youth Association and  a volunteer of Macao Special Olympic. Her works include ‘The Wonderful Flower’ and ‘A Short Man’s Wish’ in Childhood Journey. 

 

Demi Tong

        Demi Tong Wai Chan graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Macau in 2003 and is now an MA student.  She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent work includesThe Stolen Bags’ in The First Dozen Stories.

 

Dinly Ng

        Dinly Ng I Kuan graduated from the University of Macau in 2005. She is a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent works include 'Memories Elves' and 'A Wicked Elf’ in Oasis and 'Here You Go!' in A Childhood Journey.

 

Fanny Wong

        Fanny Wong Pou Iok graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of Macau in 2003. She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent work includes 'Stranger' in the publication A Book of Ghosts. Wong was also a member of the printing group for Writing Macao: creative text and teaching.

 

Gloria Leong Sut Ian

    Gloria Leong Sut Ian graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a student in Dr Kelen’s Creative Writing Class and her most recent collaborative work is ‘The Gwelio's Win’ in the publication Once upon a time in Macao.

 

Irene Ho

        Irene Ho Un Meng graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent work is ‘Pig and Roaster’ in the publication Zoo.  Her collaborative work includes ‘Share your Feathers’. Ho was a member of the performance group for the Research Project.

 

Jenny Oliveros Lao

        Jenny Oliveros Lao graduated from the Institute For Tourism Studies in 2000, majoring in Hotel Management. She gained an MBA degree from the Inter-University Institute of Macau (Portugal Catholic University) in 2003, majoring in General Management. She is currently a part-time lecturer of Business English and an MA student in the English Department of Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Macau. Her works include a short story 'Snow White?' in A Childhood Journey, and the poem 'Immense Love of a Mother' on poetry.com.

 

Josefina Chao

         Josefina Chao graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a student in Dr Kelen's Creative Writing Class and she is working on a school story called ‘Beware!’. She is also working on some poems and translations.

 

Juliana Ho Weng Ian

       Juliana Ho Weng Ian is currently an MA student majoring in English at the University of Macao. Her first story is ‘Monkey’s wish’, which is a fairy tale for children.

 

Karen Lam

        Karen Lam Fong graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent works include ‘The Magic Basketball’ in the coming publication of Primary School Book, ‘The Haunted House’ and the collaborative work ‘Only the House Wins’ in the coming publication of The Veil of Feng Shui in Macao. Lam was responsible for the oral interviews and the one-hundred writing exercises for the Research Project.

 

Kelly Kuan

        Kelly Kuan Man Sok graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent works include ‘Greedy Cat’, ‘Hou Sin’, ‘On the Bridge in Mid-Autumn Festival’,  ‘Ming Ming’s Adventure’ published in Zoo and ‘Greatest Gift’ published in A Book of Ghosts. She is now working on a collaborative story of Mahjong, ‘When would my true love come?’ and Gillian and Ramos’. Kuan was also a member of the performance group for the Research Project.

 

Lily Hon

        Lily Hon graduated from Beijing University in 1998, majoring in English Linguistics and Literature (from 1996 to 1998, she has also received a certificate of intensive course of Portuguese studies). Following graduation, she works as an English and Portuguese translator.  She is currently an MA student  majoring in English at the University of Macau. Her works include "Tower of Babel" in Crossing the Border Volume II ,  "Dog and Fox”, “Collecting Nectar” and "The Fragrant Princess” in A Childhood Journey

 

Linda Lei

       Linda Lei Un graduate from the University of Macau in 2005. She was a student in Dr Christopher Kelen’s Creative Writing class. She has written a story called 'A Silent Wardrobe'. She is now working on a story called ‘Kai Xin Dian - A Japanese Restaurant in Macao’. She is a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’.

 

Madeleine Ip Chi Kuan

 Madeleine Ip Chi Kuan graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a student in Dr Kelen's Creative Writing Class and her most recent work is ‘No More Lies!’ in the publication Zoo.

 

Mian Lau  

 

 

Naomi Ho

        Naomi Ho Cho Chi graduated from the Faculty of Education at the University of Macau in 2003. She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent work includes 'The Haunted Hut' in the publication A Book of Ghosts. She has also collaborated with other students in creating 'The Selfish Girl', published in We're In Here For You. Ho was also a member of the webpage editorial group for Writing Macao: creative text and teaching.   

 

Petra Seak

        Petra Seak Hoi Hung graduated from the Guangdong University of Foreign Studies in 2004, majoring in International Business Management. She is currently an MA student in the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Macau. Her works include 'Colours' and 'The Bird Who Could Speak All the Animal’s Languages' in A Childhood’s Journey.

 

Sarah Wu

        Sarah Wu Veng Si graduated from the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities at the University of Macau in 2003. She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent works include 'A Great Change Within A Day' in A Book of Ghosts, in which she has collaborated with Dr. Kelen in writing another short story 'A Chilling Experience'. She has also collaborated with other students in creating 'Anniversary' in We're in here for you! and has adapted a fairy tale 'A Yellow Car' in Ten Tales for a Spring Lamb with other students. Wu was a member of the printing group in the research project.

 

Serene Hang Su  

        Serene Hang Su graduated from the Faculty of Business Administration at the University of Macau in 2003. She was a participant in the 'Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project' and her recent work includes 'My University' in the publication Flying Cranes Over Macao and 'Merry Christmas' in the publication A Book of Ghosts. She was also a member of the webpage editorial group for Writing Macao: creative text and teaching.    

 

Sherry Lam  

       Sherry Lam Sam I graduated from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Macau in 2003 and is currently an MA student in that faculty. Her works include 'The Yum Yang Road' in The First Dozen Stories; and 'Chiu Lei Ming' in A Book of Ghosts. She has also collaborated with other students in creating 'The Girl and The Magic Ring', which is published in We're in here for you!, 'The Magic ATM Card', 'To Say or Not to Say' in A Childhood Journey.

 

Shirley Ng

        Shirley Ng Teng Teng graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent work includes ‘Seize the Day’ in the publication Zoo. Ng was a member of the web page design group for the Research Project.

 

Sidney Ung

        Sidney Ung Sao Io graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’ and her recent works include ‘Ambassador to the World Above’ in the publication A Book of Ghosts, ‘Story of A Mei’ and ‘Yan Guan’ in Once Upon A Time In Macao, ‘Termite Empire’ in Zoo. Ung was a member of the performance group and the audio recording group for the Research Project.

 

Silvia Wong

        Silvia Wong Si Wai graduated from the University of Macau in 2004. She was a student in Dr Kelen’s Creative Writing Class and her most recent work is ‘Inside and Out of the Baby Sea Urchin’ in the publication Zoo.

 

Vivian Kuan

        Vivian Kuan Sin Teng graduated from the Social Sciences and Humanities at the University of Macau in 2005. She is a participant in the ‘Poems and Stories of Macao Research Project’. Her recent works are ‘Jungle King’ and ‘Juice Kingdom’ in the publication Oasis, and ‘My Colourful World’ in Writing Macao. She has also collaborated with Dr Kelen in writing ‘Friend or Enemy?’, which is in the publication A Childhood Journey.

 

 

 

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