Wasafiri Issue 91

Wasafiri Issue 91

Issue 91: Autumn 2017

Fiction by Cindy Lam, Michael Tsang, Dorothy Tse and Denis Wong
Poems by Shirley Geok-lin Lim, Henry W Leung, Nicholas Wong
Interviews with Nicholas Wong and Xu Xi
Articles on Hong Kong Comics: Reading the Local and Writing the City, Writing from the Outside? Post-1997 Expatriate Writing in Hong Kong, Relocalising Hong Kong Screens, and Something Sets Us Looking for a Place: Poetry of Jennifer Wong and Sarah Howe
Art Essay on Street Protest in Hong Kong since the Handover
Reviews of Jason Y Ng's Umbrellas in Bloom: Hong Kong's Occupy Movement Uncovered, 
John Chee's My Father's Kowloon City, 
Xu Xi's That Man in Our Lives, Madeleine Thien's Do Not Say We Have Nothing, Diao Dou's Points of Origin, Xiaolu Guo's Once Upon a Time in the East, Rebekah Chan's Afterness: Literature from the New Transnational Asia, Yaya Yao's Flesh, Tongue, Karan Mahajan's Association of Small Bombs, Kerry Young's Show Me a Mountain, Hannah Lowe's Chan, Fiston Mwanza Mujila's Tram 83, Nikesh Shuka's The Good Immigrant, and Hirsh Sawhney's South Haven

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Calvin Fung

The Return of Postcolonialism and the Dead by Calvin Fung

Writing and artwork in the recently published Wasafiri special issue, ‘Writing Hong Kong’, capture the tense political climate that Hong Kong is experiencing. Some of the most notable factors contributing to the tension are the People’s Republic of China’s (PRC) increasing involvement in Hong Kong legislation and politics, unregulated immigration from the PRC to Hong Kong, and local Hong Kong people’s resistance to this.