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HKU Life Story Prize 2022

Congratulations to all students on your exceptionally beautiful writings! You have courageously invited yourself and your readers into parts of your inner life, and let a light shine through your writings to all that we can share to help one another during these challenging times of the pandemic.

Your writings were closely read and admired by the Chair of Creative Writing & Theatre at HKU, Dr Page Richards. 

We are pleased to announce the Life Stories of the following six winners will be published in the winter season at the international journal, SLYCESA Hong Kong Journal of Creative Writing and Multimedia Arts and Research.

Category A (Secondary 1-3/ Grade 7-9)

Name School
Charlene Lam St Clare's Girls' School
Grace Tsang Good Hope School
Valerie Wong  Hong Kong International School

Category B: Secondary 4-6/ Grade 10-12 

Name School
Alex Chung Ying Wa College
Joy Chen Harrow International School Hong Kong 
Justin Chan ESF King George V School