Revisiting the Chinese Labor Corps: An Interview With Author Fan Wu

Chinese American writer Fan Wu discusses language, identity, and her motivation for revisiting the Chinese contribution to WWI in her new book “Souls Left Behind”


Souls Left Behind: The Forgotten Chinese Heroes in WWI

Fan Wu’s latest historical fiction chronicles the often-ignored hardships experienced by Chinese laborers sent to Europe during WWI


Evening Breeze | Essay

Cheng Huizi tells a story of regrets and growth brought by the college entrance exam


Red and White | Short Story

Cheng Huizi tells a heartfelt story of the love between mother and daughter in a society that often values sons more highly


Sci-Fi Luminary Chen Qiufan on AI and Chinese Literature Abroad

Renowned Chinese sci-fi writer Chen Qiufan discusses his book “AI 2041,” humanity’s AI future, and how he gets published overseas


Threads in the Cosmos | Short Story

Author Tang Fei spins a yarn about alien sheep and intergalactic ties that bind


Will ChatGPT Really Kill the Chinese Translation Industry?

Four translators and interpreters talk about the impact new technologies like generative AI are having on their work and future career prospects


Elastic Girls | Short Story

A tale of Old Shanghai, fluid identities, and the unreliability of memory


Flight | Short Story

In this short story from established sci-fi author Chi Hui, the human race dreams of flight against the wishes of aggressive, legalistic alien overlords


Another Kind of Wheat | Poetry

A fresh poetry translation from Cang Bai on the humble wheat crop