HB Creativity's Second Annual Instant Hook Literary Literary Award is now open! Entrants are encouraged to submit the first 300 words or less of an unpublished novel. As the competition title suggests, the goal is to create an opening that commands attention and makes the reader wish for more. The...
Lydia Kwa was born in Singapore and has lived in Canada since 1980. She is a clinical psychologist in private practice in Vancouver. She published her first book, The Colours of Heroines, with Women's Press, Toronto in 1994. Her first novel, This Place Called Absence, published by Turnstone Press, will be released in Spring 2000.