HKWC launching The Apostrophe!

Fresh from launching A Book of Changes at the 2023 Hong Kong International Literary Festival, the Hong Kong Writers Circle opened submissions for the first issue of its new quarterly online magazine, The Apostrophe, on April 1st (no joke)! The name is derived from the irony that a group of so-called writers omitted the apostrophe when registering the Society. Technically, we should be the Hong Kong Writers’ Circle, but we are not. We are the Hong Kong Writers Circle. This grammatical faux pas has split the Circle into two warring semicircles: those of us who know what an apostrophe is and how to use one and those of us who rely on our mothers to correct us. I don’t want to embarrass my mother by admitting which semicircle I’m in. Submissions brief below!