CHRIS SONG

CHRIS SONG

Biography

Chris Song is a poet, translator and editor based in Hong Kong. He has published four collections of poetry and many volumes of poetry in translation. He has been invited to international literary and poetry festivals in Berlin, Taipei, Bangkok, Hanoi and Hong Kong, among others. Song received an “Extraordinary Mention” at Italy’s UNESCO-recognized Nosside World Poetry Prize 2013. More recently he won the Young Artist Award at the 2017 Hong Kong Arts Development Awards, presented by the Hong
Kong Arts Development Council. In 2018 he obtained a PhD in Translation Studies from Lingnan University. Song is now Executive Director of the Hong Kong International Poetry Nights and Editor-in-Chief of Voice & Verse Poetry Magazine. He also serves as an Arts Advisor to the Hong Kong Arts Development Council.