Rebecca Cairns is a Hong Kong-based writer, editor and content creator. Currently the editor for Compare Retreats digital magazine and booking portal, Rebecca additionally freelances for publications like Travel+Leisure, Matador Network and Fodor’s Travel Guide, as well as pursuing her own interests in creative writing. 

Creative Work

Liars’ League 2018: “Giraffe Things”

Liars’ League 2018 | “Giraffe Things” by Rebecca Cairns (read by Mushtaq Kapasi)

This story was written on the theme of ‘Amateurs & Experts’, and read at Liars’ League Hong Kong in December 2018, and again for the Hong Kong Spoken Word Festival’s Liars’ League ‘Best of the Best’ event in May 2019.

2018: We Will Not Be Silenced

Poem: Manguage

Anthology | Blu(e) Indie Publishing | ISBN: 978-1732800007 | Buy now

2011: Words Everlasting

Poem: The Plunderer

Anthology | Poetry Rivals | ISBN: 978-1844185900 | Buy now

2014: Love is in the Air 

Poem: I’ve Loved You For The Longest Time 

Anthology | Forward Poetry | ISBN: 978-1-84418-709-6 (NB: No longer in print)


2016-Present: Peel Street Poetry

Open mic, twice-monthly spoken-word poetry event at The Social Room Hong Kong

2019: Sofar Sounds

Secret living room gigs around Hong Kong, where I performed spoken word poetry


The Writing Cooperative via Medium: Write Now with Rebecca Cairns

How a wellness travel writer made a career in digital publishing.

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