Getting published: Meet the Authors event in Hong Kong

AAJA Hong Kong will host a Meet the Authors event on Tuesday, April 3. Find out how three journalists got their books published. What’s the process like? And do you need a book agent?

The panel includes three journalists who have been published abroad and locally in Hong Kong.

Michelle Yu is a sports reporter/anchor in New York. She wrote two novels “China Dolls” and “Young, Restless & Broke”. Based on personal experience, her books explore some of the challenges that successful female Asian-Americans face in modern day America.

Cameron Dueck is a Canadian writer, adventurer and yatchsman. His book, “The New Northwest Passage: A Voyage to the Front Line of Climate Change” is about his voyage through Canada’s Northwest Passage, describing the climate change, political and economic challenges faced by Inuit communities, while putting the entire story in the historical context of Arctic exploration.

Peter Spurrier is a Hong Kong-based publisher and author of three hiking guides, “The Heritage Hiker’s Guide to Hong Kong”, “The Leisurely Hiker’s Guide to Hong Kong ” and “The Serious Hiker’s Guide to Hong Kong” He spent most of his time running Blacksmith Books, a niche publishing house with several local best-sellers to its name.

There will be a book sale after the event.

Where: Bisous, 9/F, LKF Tower, 33 Wyndham St., Central

Date: Tuesday April 3rd

Time: 7:30pm – 9:30pm

Cash bar at Happy Hour prices

RSVP by Friday March 30th at noon to

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