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Proverse 2022 Virtual Spring Reception!

Join our friends at Proverse Publishing for the 2022 Virtual Proverse Spring Reception on Thursday, 28 April at 7pm HKT! Sign up to Proverse’s YouTube channel to enjoy this event for free!  Highlights … Continue Reading Proverse 2022 Virtual Spring Reception!

Submissions Open for Imprint 21!

Submissions are open until April 21, 2022 for women poets, writers and artists to submit their poems, illustrations and short stories (2000 words) to the Women in Publishing Society‘s annual … Continue Reading Submissions Open for Imprint 21!

Price’s Price – Chris Maden

Price’s Price is set in a time and place – Hong Kong in the 1960s to 80s – where mental health issues were more often dismissed than discussed.  The main … Continue Reading Price’s Price – Chris Maden

Proverse Autumn Reception Nov 18 – and You’re Invited!

Mental Ideas is looking forward to attending Proverse Publishing‘s Autumn Reception at the Helena May Nov 18! We can’t wait to discover the winners and finalists of the 2021 Proverse Prize and … Continue Reading Proverse Autumn Reception Nov 18 – and You’re Invited!

Storm Chasing @ HK International Lit Fest!

Mental Ideas had a blast at the 2021 Hong Kong International Literary Festival, which this year had a mental health theme. However, we left our mental health hats at home … Continue Reading Storm Chasing @ HK International Lit Fest!

Larry Feign: From The Depressed Comedian to As Happy As Larry

Larry Feign, guest in The Depressed Comedian episode of our Mental Ideas Podcast (clip of Larry and chatting to host Sadie Kaye @ The AIBs below) has a new book out! 🙌 You … Continue Reading Larry Feign: From The Depressed Comedian to As Happy As Larry

Poetry Reading at HKU Libraries – Mingled Voices 5

Mentalist Sadie Kaye will be among the poets reading their work that was recently published in Proverse Publishing‘s 2021 anthology Mingled Voices 5 at a free event at HKU Libraries July 16! The anthology comprises … Continue Reading Poetry Reading at HKU Libraries – Mingled Voices 5

Dan Rants & Launches 2021 Film Forte!

Mentalist Dan Davies offers readers humor, inspiration and perspiration in The Rantings of a Madman on Facebook. His debut book is the first in a trilogy based on his Facebook rants … Continue Reading Dan Rants & Launches 2021 Film Forte!

Entries Open: The Proverse Prize

The Proverse Prize is an annual international literary competition for unpublished book-length works of fiction, non-fiction, or poetry. Established in 2008 by Proverse Publishing, Hong Kong, the competition is open to … Continue Reading Entries Open: The Proverse Prize

Writer Unblocked!

Mental Ideas is collaborating with the Hong Kong Writers Circle on a series of podcasts! While many artists and writers have been feeling inspired by the lockdown and surreality of social distancing, … Continue Reading Writer Unblocked!

Award-Winning Cartoonist Larry Feign signs up to Mental Ideas Podcast!

American-born cartoonist and author Larry Feign is an award-winning cartoonist, artist and writer, best known as the creator of the ‘Lily Wong’ series of cartoons and books. His work has appeared in … Continue Reading Award-Winning Cartoonist Larry Feign signs up to Mental Ideas Podcast!

James McIntosh Knits & Nibbles His Way Back From Depression

TV presenter and author James McIntosh combats his depression by knitting and nibbling his way to good mental health. His cookbook, Knit & Nibble, has already won an award from … Continue Reading James McIntosh Knits & Nibbles His Way Back From Depression