LAU Yee-ching, born December 1949 in Hong Kong, started to write poetry in the 1970s. He has received a number of poetry awards in Hong Kong, including the Hong Kong Youth Literature Awards, Workers’ Literature Awards, and the Hong Kong Biennial Awards for Chinese Literature. In 1987, he co-founded the poetry magazine One-Ninth with his friends, and was involved in editing the first few issues. Lau was appointed a referee for several poetry awards in Hong Kong including the Hong Kong Youth Literature Awards, the Workers’ Literature Awards, and the Qiu Ying Poetry Award. His book of poems, And So You Look at the Festive Lights along the Street (1997), won the Hong Kong Biennial Awards for Chinese Literature. In 2010, he published a more complete edition of this book, And So, Roll the Stone, You Look at the Festive Lights along the Street, which is a collection of more than 130 poems.