PEN Atlas: Xu Xiaobin on becoming a writer in China

The award-winning writer and artist Xu Xiaobin discusses her life-long relationship with literature and the politics of being a writer in China, on the occasion of the publication of her new novel Crystal Wedding (Balestier Press).

Read ‘Amid a sea of red flags’ here.


Find out more about PEN-supported novel Crystal Wedding on the World Bookshelf.

Read Snow, a complete novella, free online at Read Paper Republic from March 24 2016.

Read more about Xu Xiaobin’s previous books available in English: Feathered Serpent and Dunhuang Dream.

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