Xi Xi was born in Shanghai, China, in 1938 but has lived in Hong Kong since 1950. She is the author of more than two dozen volumes of fiction, poetry, and belles lettres, and is among Hong Kong’s most popular and celebrated authors.
Words Without Borders opens doors to international exchange through translation, publication, and promotion of the best international literature. Every month we publish select prose and poetry on our site. In addition we develop print anthologies, work with educators to bring literature in translation into classrooms, host events with foreign authors, and maintain an extensive archive of global writing. read more »