Paper Republic: Chinese Literature Matters

Qiao Ye



Born in 1973 in Xiuwu, Henan province, Qiao started writing in the early 1990s, when she was a teacher. She excels in delving into the female psyche. Her 2008 novella The Slowest Is Living, about the life of a traditional Chinese woman, based on her own grandmother, won the Lu Xun Literature Prize. Her most recent work is non-fiction novel Demolition Records. (from