Qian CHEN

I am a PhD student at Hong Kong Baptist University. For me, writing is like a therapy that enables me to ventilate the emotions and remain a detached position towards these sentiments via the characters that I create. I enjoy much Joyce's writing technique of stream of consciousness, while Nabokov's subtle and delicate descriptive writing shows me another dimension of creativity and beauty.

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Short Fiction

Happy New Year

Qian CHEN

It was weird that I had never considered strangling myself with a tie. While pondering upon my previous trials, I removed the tie from the shirt, wrapped it around my neck, and cinched it as tightly ... [+]

Long Story Short Award 2022 - Short Fiction
Poetry

Fahrenheit

Qian CHEN

Fresh tomatoes stay quiet in the market
Watching fake fantasies, listening to rosy rhymes ... [+]

Long Story Short Award 2022 - Poetry