Hong Kong International Literary Festival

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The Hong Kong International Literary Festival is an international literary festival held annually in Hong Kong. It was founded in 2000 by Nury Vittachi and creative writing teacher Jane Camens, with support from Malaysian poet Shirley Geok-lin Lim. The first festival was held in 2001.[1] The 15th Annual Hong Kong International Literary Festival will take place from 30 October to 8 November 2015.

Previous attendees have included Seamus Heaney, Jung Chang, Louis de Bernières, Junot Díaz, Colm Tóibín, Yann Martell, Margaret Atwood, André Brink, John Banville, Hanif Kureishi, Amitav Ghosh, Ian McEwan, Alexander McCall Smith, Jeffrey Archer, John Boyne, Anne Enright, Benjamin Zephaniah and Amy Tan.

The Hong Kong International Literary Festival is managed by Hong Kong International Literary Festival Ltd., a registered charity in Hong Kong that also manages the annual Hong Kong International Young Readers Festival.

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