Murong Xuecun

Murong Xuecun - winner of the 2010 People’s Literature Prize, China’s highest literary award - is widely celebrated for his darkly funny tales of contemporary Chinese urban life, which include the novels Leave Me Alone, Chengdu and Dancing Through Red Dust. Considered a beacon for independent writers and thinkers everywhere, he uses his position as a writer to draw attention to injustices. In recent years he has channeled his creativity into film and television as a screenwriter and producer behind several outstanding productions.


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