Liu Yichang (Chinese: 劉以鬯; 7 December 1918 – 8 June 2018), was a Hong Kong writer, editor, and publisher. He was born in Shanghai. His best known works are The Drunkard (1963) and Intersection (1993), which is made of two interconnected stories. He was also a prolific columnist who edited 13 newspapers in China, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia, and on average wrote 13,000 characters per day.
Liu died on 8 June 2018 at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan, Hong Kong of pneumonia, aged 99.
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- ↑ "香港中文大學圖書館 – 劉以鬯簡介 (Liu Yichang Introduction)" (in Chinese). The Chinese University of Hong Kong Libraries. Archived from the original on 12 February 2019. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
- ↑ Su, Xinqi (2018-06-09). "Liu Yichang, author whose works inspired Wong Kar-wai films, dies at 99". South China Morning Post. Retrieved 2018-06-10.