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City University of Hong Kong closes MFA programme
Sun 31 May 2015
SAD NEWS. Twenty-five internationally recognised authors have signed a letter to the City University of Hong Kong protesting the university’s decision to close its successful and admired MFA Programme in Creative Writing.
Twenty-five internationally recognised authors have signed a letter to the City University of Hong Kong protesting the university’s decision to close its successful and admired MFA Programme in Creative Writing.

The MFA Programme, established only five years ago by novelist and APWT Director Xu Xi, has brought distinguished writers to the campus. Six books and hundreds of poems, essays, and short stories have been published by the MFA's  graduates and current students.

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http://apwriters.org/literary-news-from-the-asia-pacific-lit-a-p/chinese-english-translation-award/

http://www.theguardian.com/books/booksblog/2015/may/18/why-hong-kong-is-clamping-down-on-creative-writing

NAWE suggests writing to the university administration to voice a protest at this decision, and will be doing so as an organisation. 

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