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Fan, Kit

Kit Fan

Elected: 2022

Kit Fan is a poet, novelist and critic. His first book of poems, Paper Scissors Stone (2011), won the inaugural HKU International Poetry Prize. As Slow As Possible (2018) was a Poetry Book Society Recommendation and one of the Irish Times’ Books of the Year. He has also won a Northern Writers Award, the Times Stephen Spender Poetry Translation Prize, and the POETRY Editors’ Prize for Reviewing. His debut novel is Diamond Hill (2021).

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