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Starting from Monday, 1 September, Radio B39 will broadcast a series of podcasts from the Hong Kong Writer Circle (HKWC).

Founded in 1991, the Hong Kong Writers Circle creates an environment for writers to develop their writing skills and knowledge of the publishing industry with the support of their peers. HKWC members come from all corners of the globe and the HKWC runs regular workshops, seminars and socials, and publishes an annual anthology. The HKWC podcast is hosted by SCC Overton. www.hkwriterscircle.com.

Beyond Thirty-Nine is happy and proud to host such interesting cultural witnesses and looks forward to a deeper collaboration with HKWC.

On Radio B39, you can listen to HKWC’s podcasts at:

- 8:00 am HKT (UTC + 8 hours)
- 2:00 pm
- 8:00 pm

This timing will give our worldwide listeners the opportunity to hear the podcasts at a comfortable hour.

Click to read the contents of the different podcasts.


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BLOG by IWAITALIAN WOMEN'S ASSOCIATION

Italian Women's Association's blog The role of the Italian women in HK
by Michela Bardotti and Paola Caronni
Angelo's blog

The Italian Women’s Association (a registered charity in Hong Kong) and Beyond Thirty-nine are starting their collaboration today, with this very first article. We are sure that there will be many more interesting contributions to follow and that our members will have a lot to…

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BLOG by Ciriaco OffedduLITERATURE & ANYWHERE NEAR

Angelo's blog The acid test of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ by William Shakespeare Angelo's blog

A friend of mine, in good faith, told me once that I was not able to write a good book review because I would run out of patience too quickly when describing the novel or essay, and then I would talk about my feelings and…

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BLOG by Paola CaronniSHRAPNELS OF EVERYDAY LIFE

Paola's blog The power of meditation… and of restless nights Angelo's blog

Oh, my beloved ‘summertime’! Relaxation, holidays, sun, sea, books, good mood, positive recharging of body and soul…But suddenly, one night was not like any other and my mind was straying, weird worries overcame me, undefined thoughts started flying around the brain, and I suddenly felt…

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BLOG by Juan José MoralesREADING FROM EAST TO WEST

Angelo's blog On the Same Boat: A Conversation with Paolo Predonzan Angelo's blog

Paolo Predonzan is an Italian entrepreneur living and working in Hong Kong. We had been introduced by Angelo Paratico, just recently, with the occasion of a cultural event, a conference on the Chinese Rites Controversy by Fr. Gianni Criveller that took place at the Chinese University…

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BLOG by Angelo ParaticoMINIMA ORIENTALIA

Angelo's blog Che vergogna essere italiani! Angelo's blog

Voglio scrivere questo articolo in italiano, non in inglese, perché i panni sporchi li dobbiamo lavare in casa. Gaio Giulio Cesare Ottaviano Augusto spirò duemila anni fa – il 19 agosto del 14 dopo Cristo – a Nola, in Campania, nelle braccia di sua moglie,…

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BLOG by Giovanni OffedduA LIFE LONGER

Giovanni's blog The wearable medical technology revolution Angelo's blog

The news that Google, Apple and Samsung are all about to launch their own data service to collect and summarise people’s general health data comes with no surprise in a world where smartphones have become populated with fitness and wellbeing apps – Runtastic, MyFitnessPal, FoodScanner,…

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BLOG by Gianni CrivellerBOOKS DO MORE THAN WORDS

Gianni's blog Conscience versus Totalitarian Regimes – An Edith Stein’s little known document Angelo's blog

Edith Stein, born in a devoted Jewish family, was a philosopher, writer and activist who converted to Catholicism and became a contemplative nun. She was killed by the Nazis at Auschwitz (on August 9, 1942) and was canonized by John Paul II in 1998 and…

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BLOG by Sreedhevi IyerSPACE OF A HYPHEN

Sreedhevi's blog Writing Asia Angelo's blog

I used to think in essentialised terms – East, West. I internalised the cultural self-representation imposed by friendly well-meaning white Australians living 45 minutes from Pauline Hanson’s electorate. They only wanted to be better versions of themselves. They wanted my help. And, raised as I…

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BLOG by Luciano Piras@DDURUDDURU

Luciano's blog From ‘La Nuova Sardegna’, 14 July 2014: “Innamorato di Grazia Deledda, narratrice straordinaria” Angelo's blog

I would like to draw your attention to the following article by Fabio Canessa, which concerns a new movie freely based on Grazia Deledda’s novel ‘The Mother’. This is another proof that the complex and delicate issues faced by our Nobel prizewinner are extremely topical…

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BLOG by Georges M. HalpernTHE CASE FOR PLEASURE

Angelo's blog We Only Eat What We Like – the complete article and download Angelo's blog

A few months ago, my friend Michel Oliver, great chef, superb winemaker and successful author of cooking books for children (and adults), told me a story: “A few years ago, on a sand beach with big surf, a little boy was flying his kite. He…

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BLOG by Vanna FoisCULTUREFRUIT TREES LINE THE ILISSO RIVER

Vanna's blog Maria Lai with Grazia Deledda. From artist to artist Angelo's blog

I want to take the opportunity presented by your programme about Grazia Deledda, to introduce the homage made by Maria Lai, the famous artist from Ulassai (1911–2013) to the winner of the Nobel prize: a mute dialogue in Solitude (by the Church of the Solitudine).…

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BLOG by Betty Peh-Ti WeiFROM THE TOP OF MY HEAD

Angelo's blog Through Historical Records And Ancient Writings In Search Of The Giant Panda* Angelo's blog

“Originally published in The Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society Hong Kong Branch vol. 28 (1988), Reprinted courtesy of the author.” Père David’s discovery In 1869, the western world was regaled with the glad tidings that a heretofore unknown animal had been found in China. It was…

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Radio B39 Beyond Thirty-Nine Books

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The City University of Hong Kong, Department of English, will host an overseas writing retreat in Sardinia, in October 2014, which will feature the work of Nobel prize author Grazia Deledda.
Ciriaco Offeddu will represent the City University to assist in the organization of this important event that will involve MFA faculty writers and students, as well as other writers from Hong Kong.
Beyond Thirty-Nine will follow the entire programme. B39 organised the ‘Deleddian’ events of January, April and May in Hong Kong and Macau.

If you are interested in the writing retreat in Sardinia, join us. We are organising a group of enthusiasts and promise you culture, attractions, beauty, excellent food and wine, fun!


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