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Sheng Keyi

Portrait of Chinese writer Sheng Keyi

Sheng Keyi

Sheng Keyi was born in Yiyang, Hunan province, in the 1970s. She settled in Shenzhen during the 1990s before moving to Dongbei in 2001. In 2002 she began her career as an author and she received the Most Promising New Writer Award in 2003. She has published six novels, two of which have been translated into English: Northern Girls and Death Fugue. She was longlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize in 2012.

Articles by Sheng Keyi

Death Fugue
By Sheng Keyi
Finally they dismembered him and hung his head on the city walls for a week.
Translated from Chinese by Shelly Bryant
Little Girl Lost
By Sheng Keyi
Dong Putao hadn't been at work long when a shadow passed over the door.
Translated from Chinese by John Barthelette