Kylie Chan - Writing Kung Fu: Dark Heavens

Whitehorse-Manningham-Libraries

Event Date: 
7 March 2019
Author / Presenters: 
Kylie Chan

Kylie Chan is the best-selling author of the Dark Heavens series of epic fantasy books set in modern-day Hong Kong and the Dragon Empire science fiction series. Kylie will discuss her homage to Hong Kong martial arts dramas, and the extensive research she performed to hit the right notes for the sophisticated reader. Kylie will talk about the cultural significance of martial arts and how they relate to Taoist Self-Cultivation, Buddhist philosophy, and the need to entertain a contemporary international audience.