Literature Across Frontiers, Part 1

Owen Martell, Tammy Ho, Nico Helminger |

Three international authors discuss the similarities and differences of their backgrounds and chosen literary forms. This event is chaired by Wendy Zhu, Director of the Suzhou Writer’s Association with her own interest in the relationship between local and global culture. Panelists include Welsh writer Owen Martell (winner of the Arts Council of Wales’ Welsh Book of the Year award in 2001) author of a novel set against the real life death of a young bassist in Intermissions, Tammy Ho, a Poet and editor of the Hong Kong literary journal Asian Cha and Nico Helminger, a novelist, playwright and poet from Luxembourg winner of the prestigious Prix Batty Weber in 2008.