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Tim Tim Cheng is a poet from Hong Kong, currently based between Glasgow and London. Her pamphlet Tapping At Glass (VERVE, 2023) was one of Poetry Society Books of the Year. It explores womanhood, multilingualism, and psycho-geography. Her full collection The Tattoo Collector (Nine Arches Press, 2024) navigates the relationship between the body, ecology, and class.

She is a co-editor of Where Else: An International Hong Kong Poetry Anthology (VERVE, 2023). Her poems appear in The Rialto, POETRY, Poetry London, Magma, among others. She has performed for BBC Scotland, StAnza Festival, Singapore Writers Festival, National Poetry Library and the likes. 

She is a WrICE fellow (awarded by RMIT University), an Ignite fellow (Scottish Book Trust), a member of Southbank Centre's New Poets Collective 2022/23, and a mentee under the Roddy Lumsden Memorial Mentorship scheme. With Arts Council England's support, she is developing a poetry film. She also edits, translates, co-hosts a Cantonese Podcast on Anglophone poetry, and writes lyrics.

Photo Credit: Alan Leung

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