Category Archive: Peony Author Press

Can short fiction take us to China?

As literary London turns east, we bring together short stories from some of the most exciting writers working in China today

It all started with a question from the translator Nicky Harman: “What are you going to do about the market focus on China at the London Book Fair?” Well, I don’t know, I just stared at my cup – we were in the Guardian canteen, of course. In my defence, I’d like to point out that this was months ago, way before Christmas, and by the time I’d finished my coffee we’d cooked up a plan to publish some of the most exciting new short fiction from China.

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Rush for blogger’s magazine a cry for freedom


Sophie Yu

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编辑: 张美英


阿乙的首部长篇小说《下面,我该干些什么》于今年2月出版,是根据真实的“无理由杀人案”进行的一场演练。作家阿乙在这本书前言中说,他的这篇小说取材于一则简短报道:一个年轻人杀死同学,没人能找到他的动机。于是,阿乙就给他“找到了”一个动机,并写成了这部小说。 Click here to read more »

Geling Yan: “Las mujeres son las mayores víctimas de la guerra”

El Confidencial

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Hao Dou Madrid, 15 mar (EFE).- “Las mujeres son las mayores víctimas de la guerra”, asegura la escritora estadounidense de origen chino Geling Yan, que acaba de publicar en español “Las flores de la guerra”, una novela que refleja el horror desde los ojos de una niña y el espíritu de solidaridad como medio de supervivencia. Click here to read more »

Pretty petals of Shanghai

Duncan Jepson tells Ysabelle Cheung why he explores the role of the Chinese woman in his debut

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中新社北京3月6日电(记者郑巧)“现在一些大陆年轻导演表现很好,比如《失恋33天》就拍得很有特点。台湾也有一些优秀的年轻导演,九把刀就是很好的例子。”知名导演张艺谋6日在回应关于中国电影面临的挑战时,特别强调要做好人才培养,希望年轻导演的作品更多样化。 Click here to read more »