The Art of Storytelling through Creative Writing
A virtual gathering featuring insights from Dr. Dipika Mukherjee and Dr. Nicholas Wong.
About the Event
Ever wondered how to tell a story in a way that will engage your audience? Join us for a lecture and conversation on the Art of Storytelling, featuring keynote remarks by award-winning author and University of Chicago instructor, Dr. Dipika Mukherjee, followed by an interactive conversation with Dr. Mukherjee and University of Hong Kong faculty member Dr. Nicholas Y. H. Wong.
The event is co-sponsored by the University of Chicago Yuen Campus in Hong Kong and the University of Chicago Graham School of Continuing Liberal and Professional Studies as part of a series exploring global writing and storytelling.
Award-Winning Author and Graham School Instructor
Dipika Mukherjee, PhD, is an award-winning author of fiction and poetry and an instructor in the Writer’s Studio of the University of Chicago’s Graham School. Her book Shambala Junction won the UK Virginia Prize for Fiction and her book Ode to Broken Things was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize.
Her creative work is included in The Best Small Fictions 2019 and appears in World Literature Today, Asia Literary Review, Del Sol Review, and Chicago Quarterly Review, and her essays appear in Newsweek, Los Angeles Review of Books, Hemispheres, Orion, Scroll, The Edge and more.
Nicholas Y. H. Wong
Assistant Professor, School of Chinese at the University of Hong Kong
Nicholas Y. H. Wong is Assistant Professor in the School of Chinese at the University of Hong Kong. He also writes poetry under his pen name, Zhou Sivan. His three chapbooks are Zero Copula, Sea Hypocrisy, and The Geometry of Trees (forthcoming). He received his Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Chicago.