Poems & short stories

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The 12-year-old aspiring author from Hong Kong International School also says writing helps her make sense of her own life.
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Despite his tough childhood, Sheldon Chan is determined to overcome his struggles, ignore the school bullies and make his dad proud.
When a rookie photographer is sent to the local landfill, he ends up taking on more than he bargained for.
Cara Lin wants nothing more than to be able to sing in front of an audience. But when no one is willing to listen, she realises that it's up to her to make herself heard.
A tree in the forest finds out that he is happiest when he is being himself. This story was written by Harry Ng Ting-hang, a 17-year-old student at King Ling College.
Calling all budding creative writers: the 2017 Summer Short Story competition is now open! Enter for a chance to win a prize and get your work published in Young Post.
This is the winning entry in Young Post’s 2016 Winter Short Story competition, which offers a grand prize of an iPad Air 2! Each week during the winter holiday, we published one of the finalists’ stories, showcasing the author’s writing skills and creativity.
If you ask Yew Chung International School’s Michelle Lo what it takes to be a good writer, she’ll tell you crafting a story with layers of meaning and subtext requires creativity. “If your writing style is monotone, people are going to stop reading. It’s boring. Having a tight narrative style helps...
(As Jackson cannot speak out loud, the words in italics represent his thoughts.)
A boy and a girl struggle to keep their friendship alive when they are separated. This story was written by Serena Tam, a student at Hong Kong International School.
In the future, Hongkongers are appeased by things that make their life easy and comfortable, and have given up caring about anything or anyone.