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Name  Wong Bik-Wan

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Wong Bik-wan (Cantonese pronunciation) or Huang Biyun (Mandarin pronunciation, Traditional Chinese: 黃碧雲, Simplified Chinese:黄碧云; born 1961) is a Hong Kong writer. She has received multiple literary awards in Hong Kong, and is cited in The Cambridge History of Chinese Literature as a major contemporary writer.

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Education and early career

Wong pursued her tertiary education in The Chinese University of Hong Kong, majoring in Journalism and Communication. She then received her MA degree in Criminology under the Department of Sociology in The University of Hong Kong. Meanwhile, she also obtained a Diploma of Legal Studies in the HKU School of Professional and Continuing Education. Apart from her work as a fiction writer, she has worked as a reporter for The Standard (Hong Kong), as a legislative assistant, and as a screenwriter for a broadcasting company.

Writing style

Although her use of words and style often change with time, she still sticks to common themes like death, diseases, love and darkness. Some touch upon the year 1997 when Hong Kong was handed over to the People's Republic of China.

Novels and Short Stories

  • 小城無故事 (1990, a compilation)
  • 溫柔與暴烈 Tenderness and Violence (1994)
  • 她是女子,我也是女子 I'm a Woman, She is also a Woman(1994)
  • 七宗罪 (1997)
  • 突然我記起你的臉 (1998)
  • 烈女圖 Portraits of Martyred Women (1999)
  • 七種靜默 (2000)
  • 媚行者 (2000)
  • 十二女色 (2000)
  • 無愛紀 (2001)
  • 血卡門 (2001)
  • 其後 (2004)
  • 沉默暗啞微小 (2004)
  • 末日酒店 Doomsday Hotel(2011)
  • 烈佬傳 (2012)
  • 微喜重行 (2014)
  • Prose and Essays

  • 揚眉女子 (1987)
  • 我們如此很好 (1996)
  • 又喊又笑——阿婆口述歷史(1999, a compilation)
  • 後殖民誌 (2003)
  • References

    Wong Bik-Wan Wikipedia


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