Dai Bin was born in Pingjing in Hunan in 1968 and is now a writer and a member of the Chinese People’s Consultative Political Conference of Bao’an in Shenzhen. His works have appeared widely in literary publications such as People’s Literature, Everyone, Jiangnan, Great Wall and Novel Circle. His published fiction works include Open the Dictionary, I Look so Easy, am I Easy, Men’s Rivers and Lakes, Women’s Rivers and Lakes; and the essay collection On the Tip of the Tongue of Homesickness. He has won the third SAR Literature Award, the Shenzhen Literature Award, and the Long Reportage Award of the National Industrial Workers Literature Competition, among other prizes. In 2012, he was named one of the “50 outstanding figures in the 20th anniversary of Bao’an District”.