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Sheng Keyi is a contemporary Chinese novelist. She has had ten novels published, including Northern Girls, Death Fugue, Wild Fruit, The Womb, and several short story collections. She’s won several literary awards including longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize 2012. Her works have been translated into English, German, Italian, French, Swedish, Czech, etc., with write-ups and reviews by The New York Times, The New York Review of Books, The Los Angeles Review of Books and The Guardian, etc. She has participated in The Roman Book Fair, The Hong Kong International Literary Festival, Tokyo International Literary Festival, New York Book Fair, London Book Fair, Sydney Writers’ Festival, Franschhoek Literary Festival, Taipei International Book Exhibition, etc. She occasionally contributes to The New York Times.