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Shen Fuyu

Portrait of writer Shen Fuyu

Shen Fuyu

Shen Fuyu was born in Jiangsu, China, in 1970. At the age of eighteen, he left home and drifted around the country, taking up a variety of jobs—porter, clerk, and schoolteacher—and began his writing career. He graduated from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature of Nanjing University in 1996, and has been working as a journalist for twenty years. Having published more than a dozen books, Shen is a full-time writer now and lives in Paris.

Articles by Shen Fuyu

The Tofu-Maker
By Shen Fuyu
Around the time we were in second grade, Buckethead and I beat a snake to death.
Translated from Chinese by Jeremy Tiang