The Association of Stories in Macao(ASM) is a non-profit organisation dedicated to the promotion of writing and other artistic expression in and about Macao. ‘Promotion’ includes a range of activities, from publishing (on-line and in print) and the organisation of events, such as book launchings, to poetry readings writing workshops and art exhibition. For more information, visit ASM’s on-line journal Writing Macao at http://www.geocities.com/writingmacaoonline.
ASM launches its first dozen books by Macao authors. The books are as follows: Macao: Amop of the seasons (by Christopher Kelen), Lotus I love you (by Leong Sok Wai, Jodie), Ah Xun’s Five Destinies (by Hilda Tam Hio Man), Cherry’s Diary (by Chan Cheng Lei, Cassenna), Man, God, Ghost (Amy Wong Kuok), The Legend of the Chinese Zodiac (by Jenny Oliveros Lao), Treasure of the Rainbow (by Carol Tong Hoi Ian), Hidden Treasure (by Juliana Ho Weng Ian), The Ice-Cream Formula (by Elisa, Lai Kin Teng) and Climbing a Tree for Fish (by Han Lili). The set of twelve books can be bought by subscription for MOP500. For more information about the subscription, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. All are welcome to the biggest ever English language Macao literature publishing event.
ASM also has an ambitious publishing program planned for 2007, focusing mainly on poetry titles.