Mu Xin

Mu Xin, born in 1927 in China, isamong the last of his generation toreceive a classical education. Duringthe Cultural Revolution he wasimprisoned for eighteen months andthen lived under house arrest forseveral years. In 1982 he moved tothe U.S., where he lived in Queens, New York, and only recently movedback to his hometown in China. He isthe author of several collections ofstories, poetry, and essays, as wellas being a world-renowned painter.