Quenby Fung (君比), who was born as Fung Yan Yan (died February 23, 2020) was a novelist in Hong Kong focused on writing Chinese children's literature for early teens. She had been writing stories and novels when she was studying in university. She became a teacher later on when returned to Hong Kong from studying in the United States, and started a column in a local leading newspaper, the Ming Pao.
Quenby's pen name came from her first novel, "Quenby", which is also her English name. Her story is known for describing the subtle change in feelings and behavioural change of teenagers, as she is an experienced English teacher in a local girl school. Many schools choose her story as selected book for book reports.
Information on her novels
Fung's novels focus on describing the mindset and actions of adolescents, such as interpersonal relationship of secondary school students and romantic life of them. She makes good use of her role as a secondary school English teacher to experience and understand the thinking of secondary school students, and exhibit them through her novels. Her books are very popular among youngsters in Hong Kong, especially among the senior primary and junior secondary students.
Influence and impact to society
Some students being bullied or experienced family problems are willing to contact teachers and social workers for help after reading her inspiring books. Thus, Fung is willing to donate and support organizations in Hong Kong that provide support for teenagers.
(in Chinese)Official Website
(in Chinese)LIst of publications so far
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