Wish: Schools Poetry Contest

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“I would like to live like the trees.” Costa poetry prize winner Mary Jean Chan’s poem, Wish, is the inspiration for this year’s poetry contest for Hong Kong Secondary Schools. HKILF and Writing+ will design an online workshop and other resources for teachers, collect poetry submissions from schools and work with a panel of judges to select the winners, who will read their poems at our closing ceremony alongside local and international poets. Featuring readings from guest poets Mary Jean Chan, Will Harris, Mona Kareem, Alia Al Shamsi, Jason Lee, Anthony Huen and Tim Tim Chang.

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