Liu Hong

Liu Hong was born in Manchuria, on China's North Korean border, in 1965, in the midst of the Cultural Revolution. She studied English language and literature before going to Beijing where she worked as a translator for Channel Four and other Western TV companies. In 1989 she came to England on an academic scholarship and studied first in Oxford and then in London, where she gained an MA in social anthropology. Considered to be the first mainland Chinese writer writing fiction in English in this...See more