Ho-cheung (Peter) LEE

Poet, Fiction Writer

Author's Bio

Dr Ho-cheung (Peter) LEE is the founding editor of BALLOONS Lit. Journal and author of poetry chapbook “Something Celebrative or Immortal Under Another Birdless Sky” (Jamii Publishing). His work (poetry/short stories/photography) has appeared in Rattle, *82 Review, Shearsman Magazine, Interpreter’s House, The Writing Disorder, The Oddville Press, and elsewhere. His poetry was shortlisted in Oxford Brookes University’s International Poetry Competition (2016), for erbacce-prize for poetry (2017) and twice for The Proverse Poetry Prize (2017 & 2018). He teaches English in Hong Kong. [www.ho-cheung.com]

Publications & Prizes



Something Celebrative or Immortal Under Another Birdless Sky (Jamii Publishing, 2018)
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FIVE Poetry Magazine
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Red Booth Review
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The Interpreter's House
Typehouse Literary Magazine
Wild Violet
Prizes won: 
  • Exhibition Award (Performing Text, Grade 8) – Trinity College London 2011; 
  • EdD Graduates Publication Award 2015, The University of Hong Kong; 
  • Shortlisted. Oxford Brookes University’s International Poetry Competition 2016 – ESL Category; 
  • Merit, “A Letter to My Family” SHKP Book Review Competition – Open Division (English), 2016;
  • Shortlisted. erbacce-prize for poetry, 2017;
  • Shortlisted. The Proverse Poetry Prize, 2017 and 2018;
  • Finalist. Real Good Poem Prize 2019 (Rabbit Catastrophe Press);
  • Champion. Oxford Primary English Writing Competition 2018-2019, Primary School English Teachers Category

More Information

Gives readings: 
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Prefers to work with: 
Adults, Children, Teachers, Teenagers
Fluent in: 
Chinese, English
Born in: 
Hong Kong
Raised in: 
Hong Kong
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Last update: Jun 01, 2019