Co-author of AI 2024 (2021) and author of Waste Tide (2013), Chen is the leading
figure of a new generation of Chinese sci-fi writers. He explores themes such as
technological dystopia and alienation. His short story translations appear in
anthologies such as Invisible Planets (2016) and Broken Stars (2019), as well as
on Clarkesworld, Pathlight, Lightspeed, Interzone, and F&SF. Chen has previously
worked for Google, Baidu, and tech startup Noitom Technology. He now runs his
own production studio, Thema Mundi.