Dragonworld, by Zhang Xinxin (short story)
By Helen Wang, published April 14, 2012, 6:17a.m.
The 5th (and last) of the 5 short stories published by The Guardian this week.
Dragonworld by Zhang Xinxin, translated by Helen Wang
Zhang Xinxin – accompanied by her teenage alter-ego Zhaishao – investigates the source of an invasion in Dragonworld, translated by Helen Wang
With podcast of the author reading this story in Chinese
Check out the podcast - Zhang Xinxin reading her story in Chinese
http://www.justing.com.cn/page/61716_ol.html (Part 1)
http://www.justing.com.cn/page/61717_ol.html (Part 2)
(When you open the audio website link, you don't need to do anything. The sound should automatically kick in after a few seconds.)
And here's a link to Zhang Xinxin in creative mode, making images for her new graphic novel, Pai Hua Zi And The Clever Girl, a fantasy of Old Beijing's legends before they were destroyed by the Cultural Revolution: http://api.photoshop.com/v1.0/accounts/bedaeab0c59c44718b7f02a07d790323/assets/7747cfe35db34e52898670a0ab70c47e/renditions/fullsize.jpg?md=1334234065000