In AFTERSHOCK: Essays from Hong Kong, readers will find some familiar names: Taken together, these 11 journalists are responsible for a sizable chunk of firsthand, on-the-ground reporting that came out of Hong Kong during the 2019 protests.

Here they are, in alphabetical order:

Holmes Chan (@holmeschan_) — Freelance journalist, previously a senior reporter at Hong Kong Free Press

Ezra Cheung (@ezracheungtoto) — Journalist writing for the New York Times, CNN and others

Karen Cheung (@karenklcheung) — Writer and editor, previously a senior reporter at Hong Kong Free Press

Rachel Cheung (@rachelcheung1) — Previously a culture desk reporter at the South China Morning Post

Hsiuwen Liu (@liuhsiuwen) — Previously a feature reporter for Bloomberg Businessweek Chinese Edition

Nicolle Liu (@nicolle_liu) — Journalist with a financial news publication

Jessie Pang (@jessiepang0125) — Correspondent for Reuters in Hong Kong

Sum Lok-kei (@sumlokkei) — Local news reporter

Elaine Yu (@yuenok) — Freelance journalist for the New York Times and others

The book also features two anonymous contributors.

About the Publisher

Small Tune Press (STP) is an independent art press from Hong Kong. It focuses on producing small edition art books and zines for artists, designers and writers, covering the process of creating, editing, designing, producing and distribution. STP is run by Beatrix Pang (BTRXPNG), who is a visual artist and cultural producer, co-founder of zine collective ZINE COOP and mobile library Queer Reads Library. Pang also is the creator behind the book cover and layout of AFTERSHOCK. See for more. Contact:; Instagram: @smalltunepress

About the Artist

Collage artworks in the pages are created by Jeffrey Yeung. Yeung is a graphic designer, collage artist, and zine maker. In recent years, he has been blending scraps with his own hands to create storytelling visuals. His work can be found on