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Prairie Whale | Short Story

“Maybe she had slipped through to some other dimension…Perhaps the whale had traveled the same way and died on the prairie.”

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Neighbor | Fiction

In Zhao Song’s newly translated thriller, a recluse moves into a mysterious apartment block where not everything is as it seems

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Martial Tea | Fiction

Hu Yuesheng’s newly translated short story harks back to “wuxia” tales of old

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Night Moves | Fiction

Read a newly translated short story from writer Hu Yuesheng

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The Dark Room Problem

Award-winning sci-fi author Chen Qiufan investigates how technology manipulates our consciousness in this short story

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Restaurant of The Thousand Arms | Fiction

Short story writer Hu Yuesheng offers a modern update on the wuxia novel

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Turning the Page on a Male-Centric Sci-Fi World

A new science fiction and fantasy anthology shows the best of China’s growing canon of female and non-binary authors

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Hi-Lee-Bon | Fiction

An old man and a mysterious snack set the scene for this cynical and humorous tale by Zheng Zaihuan

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Where is China’s “Brothers Grimm”?

The “Lin Lan Fairy Tales” was a huge project, collecting folklore for children from all across China. So why has no-one heard of it?

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Balcony | Fiction

Sun Pin’s short story explores the foibles of romanticism in the modern day

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