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Selection of geolocated events of Xi Xi’s life.

Xi Xi and her parents settled in Hong Kong. She began studying in Heep Yunn School a year later.

Xi Xi settled in Hong Kong with her parents in 1950. Her father worked in a dock company in Shanghai. He participated in football…

Xi Xi began studying at The Grantham Training College, which is now part of The Education University of Hong Kong.

In 1957, Xi Xi entered The Grantham College of Education. After graduation, she taught in government primary schools, mostly at the Farm Road Government Elementary…

Xi Xi started her career as a teacher at Farm Road Government Primary School.

Su Yeh Publications was founded.

Xi Xi and her friends founded Su Yeh Publications, and soon began producing books and a literary journal, Su Yeh Literature. In 2014, after…

Xi Xi donated her Georgian dollhouse and her handmade bears for the Water Margin series to the special collection of Hong Kong Literature, Chinese University of Hong Kong.

CUHK has provided a number of photos of the new permanent exhibition, including images of Xi Xi and her Georgian dollhouse and the interior…

Xi Xi won the 2019 Newman Prize for Chinese Literature.

Xi Xi won the 2019 Newman Prize for Chinese Literature and travelled to the University of Oklahoma, in the United States, to receive it….
sign illustration by Xi Xi

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