Tammy Ho Lai-ming is a Hong Kong-born writer. She writes poetry, short stories and non-fiction. She studied at the University of Hong Kong, where she obtained her BA and MPhil. Tammy is currently pursuing a PhD degree in English Literature (focusing on Neo-Victorian fiction) at King’s College London.
She edited Hong Kong U Writing: An Anthology (2006) and co-edited Love & Lust (2008). She also serves as an Assistant Poetry Editor for Sotto Voce Magazine and is founding co-editor of Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. She is an editorial member of the AHRC-funded journal, Victorian Network.
Tammy's short story "Let Her Go" won the second runner-up place in The Standard-RTHK Short Story Competition in 2005. Her poem "Elegy To A Brother Who Wrote Autobiographical Poems" was nominated for a Pushcart Prize (2008).
From June 2007 to May 2008, she was a co-editor of Word Salad Poetry Magazine. She is a founding co-editor (with Jeff Zroback) of the first HK-based online English literary journal, Cha: An Asian Literary Journal. In 2009, Tammy's poetry was exhibited in London and performed at the First Peng Chau Cultural Carnival 2009. She writes extensive comments on creative works published in Cha in the critique column, “A Cup of Fine Tea.”
To hear her recite poetry and remember the experiences of writing and publishing, please join us at the launch of VAANI. Click on the event page on the navigation menu to buy tickets online.
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