作者簡介

小說家、散文作家,現居香港。著有小說《離》(2021)、《寫托邦與消失咒》(2016)、《靜人活物》(2013)、《親密距離》(2010)、《失落園》(2005)、《病忘書》(2001)、《傷城記》(1998);散文集《總有些時光在路上》(2022)、《回頭我就變了一根浮木》(2021)、《消失物誌》(2017)、《七個封印》(2015)等;城市論集《事到如今》(2021)等。

2006年獲亞洲文化協會頒發「利希慎基金獎助金」,翌年赴紐約遊學、參加愛荷華大學「國際寫作計劃」,並赴伊雲斯頓西北大學參加該校首屆「國際寫作日」,及到芝加哥蕭邦劇院與當地作家交流。小說及散文作品曾獲香港文學雙年獎、香港書獎等,2011年獲香港藝術發展局頒發「年度最佳藝術家獎(文學藝術)」。小說集《離》入圍2022台北國際書展大獎小說類。2016年於油街實現擔任駐場作家,2022年擔任香港嶺南大學中文系駐校作家。

潘氏與其他媒體藝術亦有不少合作,「2017港深城市⧵建築雙城雙年展 (香港) 」參展項目「異質沙城」以其《寫托邦與消失咒》為藍本作展覽和劇場演出;2019年獲邀參與倫敦 Wellcome Trust 在香港的「疫症都市」藝術計劃,以小說創作與視覺藝術合作。

Lawrence K L PUN 潘國靈

Novelist and prose writer based in Hong Kong. Since 1998, he had authored 20 books, , ranging from fictions, novellas, novels, prose works, cultural criticism and poems. Among his latest works include his travel writing《總有些時光在路上》(Moments on the Road, 2022), his fictional work 《離》(Falling Apart, 2021), social chronicle《事到如今》(Play Back Hong Kong, 2021), prose work 《消失物誌》(Evanescence, 2017),novel《寫托邦與消失咒》(Writopia and the Spell of Disappearance, 2016), etc.

Lawrence Pun has won numerous literary awards. His books have earned him "Hong Kong Book Prize" for thrice, and "Hong Kong Chinese Literary Biennial Award", for both novel and prose commendation. Recently his Falling Apartwas shortlisted in the "Fiction category" in the "2022 Taipei International Book Exhibition Awards".

Back in 2006 he received the Lee Hysan Foundation Fellowship from the Asian Cultural Council, for one-year cultural exchange and residency in New York in 2007, while also participated at the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. In the same year he participated at the "International Day of Writing" organized by the Northwest University at Evanston, and "Chicago International Writers' Exchange" organized by Chicago Guild Complex. In 2011 he received "Award for Best Artist (Literary Arts)" conferred by the Hong Kong Arts Development Council. In late 2016 to mid 2017 he was invited to be the 1st participating writer at Oi!, and in 2022 he was writer-in-residence at the Lingnan University.

Focusing on writing, Lawrence Pun also collaborated with artists from other fields, like architecture, theatre, visual art, etc. To name a few, his novel Writopia & the Spell of Disappearance was featured in the project "Hetero-HK" presented by HK-Shenzhen Bi-City Biennial of Urbanism/Architecture in Dec 2017 to Jan 2018.