Chow Yiu Fai  周耀輝

Hong Kong

Chow Yiu Fai has worked in many media. He has been writing song lyrics since his first publication in 1989, and by now they number upwards of 1000. His books include Suddenly, Decades Ago, 7749: Forty-nine Exercises on Everyday Creativity, The Phobia Book, Blue Stained Paper, and One Body, Two People. He moved to the Netherlands in 1992 and received a PhD in 2011 from the University of Amsterdam. Since returning to Hong Kong he has taught at Hong Kong Baptist University and now is an associate professor at its Department of Humanities and Creative Writing. His lyrics and writings have won numerous prizes.