Adam Williams at Bookworm Beijing Literary Festival 2014

Adam Williams will be participating in two of this year’s Bookworm Beijing Literary Festival events

Why We Write

Musharraf Ali Farooqi, David Vann & Ren Xiaowen, with Adam Williams

The opening of the 8th Bookworm Literary Festival will be marked by three prominent authors from around the world discussing their motivations and reasons for writing. Multi award-winning American novelist David Vann, Man Asian short-listed Pakistani-Canadian author Musharraf Ali Farooqi, and leading Chinese novelist Ren Xiaowen will bring their different perspectives to bear on the most crucial questions for any author. Why and when did they decide to embark on a life in literature? And what do they see as the purpose of their writing?

  • Tickets: 100 RMB

Chinese History in English Literature

  • Date: 9th March 2014
  • Time: 16:00
  • Location: iQiYi Café, Beijing, 1 Sanlitun Nan Lu, Chaoyang District 朝阳区三里屯南路1号
  • Tel: 6500 8180

Adam Williams & Christopher New, with Simon Elegant

China’s vast history of grand emperors, complex and dramatic political intrigue, and cataclysmic civil wars offers up riches ripe for exploitation by story tellers the world over. Historical novelist Adam Williams, who was raised in China and Japan, and author of the best selling China Trilogy, Christopher New, will discuss with Simon Elegant the inspiration they have derived from the 5,000-year story of the Middle Kingdom.

  • Tickets: 65 RMB

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