Lu Min, born 1973 in Dongtai, Jiangsu Province. She started working at eighteen, and has been a post office clerk, a secretary, and has worked in planning, as a journalist, and as a civil servant. Lu Min started writing at the age of twenty-five and has published novels such as Multiple Love Letters, The Steering Wheel, Undeliverable Feelings, and Dinner for Six. Her short story collections and novellas include Accompany the Feast, The Song of Parting, The Viewfinder, Stirring up the Dust, and Page-Drunk. She has been awarded the Zhuang Zhongwen Literary Award, the People’s Literary Award, the Chinese Writers’ Award, the Monthly Fiction Reader Award, the Selected Fiction Award, and was honored with the Lu Xun Literary Award in 2010. She was selected as one of the “Top 20 Future Masters” by The People’s Literature. Her novel Undeliverable Feelings has been signed to Simon and Schuster Inc. Many of her short stories have been translated into German, French, Japanese, Russian, English, Spanish, Italian, Arabic, and Korean. She now lives in Nanjing.