Kate Rogers

Contributor, Guest Editor and Workshop Mentor

Kate Rogers is originally from Canada and she currently teaches at City University Hong Kong. Her first poetry collection, Painting the Borrowed House (Proverse), appeared in 2008 and her second, City of Stairs (Proverse), debuted in Toronto and Hong Kong in 2012. She is a co-editor of the women’s poetry anthology, Not A Muse: The Inner Lives of Women, with Viki Holmes (Haven Books, 2009) and  a co-editor of an anthology of Hong Kong poets, Outloud Too (MCCM Creations, 2014), with Vaughan Rapatahana and Madeleine Slavick. Her latest poetry collection is Foreign Skin (Aeolus House, 2015).


  • Issue #41 (October 2018): A Tame Paradise: Dans Quel Sens Tombent Les Feuilles and From Walden to Woodlands  [Read]
  • Issue #39 (April 2018): Connection and Marginalisation: Stephanie Han’s Swimming in Hong Kong [Read]
  • Issue #33 (September 2016): Love and Protest: Eliza Vitri Handayani’s From Now On Everything Will Be Different [Read]
  • Issue #33 (September 2016): Borrowed Children [Read]
  • Issue #31 (March 2016): On The Flight To Manila [Read]
  • Issue #30 (December 2015): A Second Response to Dragoș Ilca [Read]
  • Issue #30 (December 2015): A Response to “Unlocking a City and a Self We (Mostly Don’t) See” [Read]
  • Issue #25 (September 2014): Whither Hong Kong?: A Preface [Read]
  • “Whither Hong Kong?”: Editor [Original Call | Section]
  • Issue #22 (December 2013): Becoming a Hungry Ghost [Read]
  • Issue #18 (September 2012): The Inter-cultural War of the Sexes: Robert N. Friedland’s The Second Wedding of Doctor Geneva Song [Read]
  • Issue #9 (November 2009): Sai Ying Pun Sestina [Read]
  • Issue #8 (August 2009): Identity and Re-Invention: A Review of Ching-In Chen’s and Todd Swift’s Poetry [Read]