Please join us at an event with five Hong Kong authors tomorrow evening! Click the image below to see full details on our blog, or read on.
Book event:
Meet the authors at Bookazine

Join us on Wednesday, 23rd January from 6:30pm at Bookazine Prince’s Building for the 8th edition of our “Meet the Authors” event to celebrate the past, the present and the future!

Don’t miss the chance to meet and talk to great writers: Michele Koh Morollo, author of Without, an evocative book of short stories about lack and longing, Lindsay Varty, author of Sunset Survivors, a beautiful book combining interviews and photos of Hong Kong’s traditional tradesmen and women, as well as Shannon Young and Jason Y. Ng, two of the authors of the new Hong Kong Noir anthology, a brilliant collection of short stories that capture Hong Kong in all its dark glory. William Furniss, photographer of Queen’s Road West, The Vanishing Neighbourhood, a photo book documenting the traditional character of Queen’s Road West, will also join the panel. The event will be moderated by Nick J. Thorpe from Telum Media.

Wednesday, 23 January 2019, 6:30pm-7:30pm
Bookazine Prince’s Building, shop 326-328, 3/F Landmark Prince’s, Central, Hong Kong.
Free event – wine will be served.
RSVP or enquiries:
+852 2522 1785

Click here for more details about the authors. We hope to see you there!
We published 12 new books in 2018. To celebrate, we are giving away one copy of each on Facebook. Just share this post and tag us @BlacksmithBooks, and say which book you would like to win. We'll then choose 12 winners. It doesn't matter where in the world you live, we'll mail the prize books anywhere.
The draw will be made on January 24th. Good luck!

On the blog:
Seeing the war diaries of Barbara Anslow

I was in England for the new year, and I took the chance to visit Barbara Anslow, author of Tin Hats and Rice which was published five months ago.

Barbara lives in a tiny village on the borders of Essex and Suffolk, with stocks on the green. Although she turned 100 last month, you would never know it: she still takes the bus into town twice a week, and in November she gave a talk to a packed hall at the Hong Kong Society in London.

Read on for more.

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