Author: Xie Hong

Xie Hong was born in Guangdong, China. He is a novelist and poet, writing in both Chinese and English. He is the author of seventeen books, including nine novels. He has received numerous awards, including the Shenzhen Youth Literature Award and the New Work Award of Guangdong Province. His work has been translated into English and has appeared in English magazines, such as World Literature Today, Renditions, LARB China Channel, Pathlight, and introduced to Western readers through The London Magazine, Literary Hub, and so on. Xie Hong started writing in English in 2014. His debut English novel Mao's Town was published in 2018. Xie Hong graduated from East China Normal University in Shanghai, China, with a degree in economics, before spending time in New Zealand studying in English School of Waikato Institute of Technology. He migrated to New Zealand in 2008.