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Liang Hong

Liang Hong’s Pre-Festival Interview

Biography

Liang Hong, born in 1973 near Zhengzhou, Henan, in Liang Village, is a scholar, writer and professor at Renmin University of China. In addition to her book-length interview with Yan Lianke, The Witch’s Red Chopsticks (2002)and two works of literary criticism, Notes from the Outlying Provinces: 20th Century Literature in Henan (2008) and Diminishing Halo: The Evolution of Narrative in Contemporary Chinese Literature (2009), Liang Hong has also published two books of non-fiction about her hometown: China in Liang Village (2010) and Leaving Liang Village (2013). She has recently published the novel Liang Guangzheng’s Light (2017) and The Four Forms (2020). Her many awards include the “Eleventh Mandarin Chinese Media Award – annual essayist”, the “2010 People’s Literature Award”, the seventh “Manjin Book Award” and the “2013 China Good Book” award.

 

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