Ka-Fai Ma received his PhD degree in Sociology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He is currently an assistant professor of the Department of Chinese and History in City University of Hong Kong. His major research areas are Sociology of Culture, Class Analysis, and Political Sociology. He is devoted in teaching subjects of Creative Writing, Cultural Industry, and Media Analysis. He has published over 20 books of essays, many of them are bestsellers. The novel "Once Upon A Time (I)" was published in 2016 and won 20 literature prizes and recognitions. It was also translated into various languages including French and Korean. It will also be turned into a film project by the international well-known director Johnny To. "Once Upon A Time (II)" was published in 2020, another debut novel of 220,000 words.
Last updated: 21 July 2020