Chen Qiufan (A.K.A. Stanley Chan), award-winning Chinese speculative fiction author, translator, and curator. He is also a member of WSFA (Science Fiction Writers Association), the President of CSFA (Chinese Science Fiction Writers Association), and has a seat in Xprize Foundation Science Fiction Advisory Council. His representative works include Waste Tide (2020 Locus best first novel finalist) and the collection The Algorithm for Life and others. Most of his works have been translated into dozens of languages. Now he lives in Shanghai as the founder of Thema Mundi Studio.