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Art Gallery Features Four Special Zones

To tie in with the Theme of the Year: Sci-Fi and Mystery, a zone entitled "A Literary Journey Across Boundless Dimensions" will introduce nine Hong Kong authors including To Jim, Ni Kuang, Huang Yi, Eddy Lee, Leung For-hing, Albert Tam, Joe Tsui, Chan Ho Kei and Lai Ho. Various authors attending the "Theme of the Year: Sci-Fi and Mystery" seminar series will have close interaction with book lovers, share the stories behind their creative works and talk about the development of science fiction in Hong Kong in the early days.
To Jim
To Jim
Huang Yi
Huang Yi
Eddy Lee
Eddy Lee
Leung For-hing
Leung For-hing
The "Light and Shadows – the Finest Cantonese Artistry" zone, organised in collaboration with the Administration of Press and Publication of Guangdong Province and National Geographic, will showcase the paintings and ceramics from Lingnan and the wonderful pictures of various places in Sourthern part of Guangdong area taken by famous photographers, allowing readers to appreciate the culture and customs of this beautiful place.
 
In celebration of the 30th edition of the Hong Kong Book Fair, the "30 Years of Literary Delights" zone will showcase precious pictures, printed matters and souvenirs related to previous editions of the Hong Kong Book Fair so that readers can witness its changes over the years.
 
The "In Between Covers – Reminiscences through an Ex Libris" zone commemorates the 30th anniversary of the establishment of Hong Kong Ex Libris Association. Selected local and overseas ex libris, exquisite ex libris, member collections, small block printing machines and wood board painting tools will be on display. An ex libris talk will be held during the fair period, allowing the audience to understand and learn how to appreciate ex libris so that this art will continue to inherit and develop in Hong Kong.

A Place to Connect Renowned Writers with Book Lovers

This year’s Book Fair features eight seminar series including “Theme of the Year: Sci-Fi and Mystery”, “Renowned Writers”, “English Reading and Creative Writing”, “World of Knowledge”, “Children and Youth Reading”, “Personal Development and Spiritual Growth”, “Lifestyle” and “Hong Kong Cultural & Historical Seminar Series”, as well as a series of topical seminars organised by the Hong Kong Publishing Federation.

Renowned writers from the Mainland China, Taiwan and Hong Kong have been invited to attend a series of seminars. These writers include Ni Kuang, Yan Lianke, Mai Jia, Liu Chenyun, Feng Xiaogang, Ping Lu, Bai Yansong, Han Song, Janejane Chu, Xu Zhiyuan, Zhou Yunpeng, Shifang Ma, Mao Jian, Egoyan Zheng, Yue Yue Wen Ren, Jiang Fangzhou and Lu Qingyi.
 
Ni Kuang
Ni Kuang
Yan Lianke
Yan Lianke
Mai Jia
Mai Jia
Liu Chenyun
Liu Chenyun
Feng Xiaogang
Feng Xiaogang
 

The organiser has also invited a number of foreign-language writers to participate in the sharing sessions. These writers include Will Dean, Steven Erikson, Emma Newman, Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin, Kanae Minato, Bernard Werber, Natasha Pulley, Selja Ahava and Mark O'Neill.
 
Will Dean
Will Dean
Steven Erikson
Steven Erikson © Lawrie Photography
Emma Newman
Emma Newman © Lawrie Photography
Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin
Carl-Johan Forssén Ehrlin © Anna Hållams
Bernard Werber
Bernard Werber © Rüdy Waks
Natasha Pulley
Natasha Pulley