karen cheung


Hi, this is Karen. I'm a writer, editor and journalist from Hong Kong.

I'm currently an Associate Editor at Asia Art Archive and Hong Kong correspondent for Reporters Sans Frontieres. I'm also a co-founding editor of Still / Loud, an online magazine about music and culture in Hong Kong.

I was formerly a senior reporter at Hong Kong Free Press, covering local politics and trials, social policies and grassroots activism. My features and essays have appeared on Al JazeeraHong Kong Review of Books and openDemocracy, amongst others. I was also a consultant for PEN America's 71-page report, Writing on the Wallon the missing Causeway Bay booksellers.

My poetry and creative non-fiction has been published in Cha: An Asian Literary JournalLARB China Channel and The Offing. In 2016, I was listed as one of The Coffeelicious' favourite women writers.  you can also find me on Medium and Tinyletter.

I graduated from the University of Hong Kong with first class honours in BA (Literary Studies), and later I obtained an LLB degree at the same school. 

I may be available for writing commissions and Chinese-to-English translation projects. You can say hello to me on twitter @karenklcheung.