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Book Talk to discuss fantasy literature genre

Update: July, 04/2015 - 09:32

Writer Phan Hon Nhien.

HCM CITY (VNS) — Writers Phan Hon Nhien and Phan Ba Hiep will hold a discussion with readers in HCM City about fantasy in Vietnamese literature at the sixth monthly seminar Book Talk, organised by the Nha Nam Culture and Communication JSC tomorrow.

Fantasy literature is popular in many countries, but not in Viet Nam, according to the organiser.

"Fantasy is a genre of literature that uses miraculous and supernatural elements in plot, theme and context," according to a press release from Nha Nam.

Nhien, born in 1972, and Hiep, born in 1991, renowned writers of the fantasy genre in Viet Namwill discuss why many Vietnamese writers have not chosen the fantasy genre, how fantasy writers should prepare for writing, and the kinds of fantasy works that could become popular in Viet Nam.

Book Talk 6 is set to take place at Nha Nam Bookstore, Suite 015, Apartment Block B, 43 Ho Van Hue St, Phu Nhuan District, HCM City. — VNS



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