“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Shen Dongzi

沈东子

MCLC

Shen Dongzi began his career in the foreign literature editorial department of the Lijiang Publishing House in 1987, and by 1997 had become a professional novelist on contract with the Guangxi Literature Academy. Shen is now vice president of the Guilin Municipal Writers Association, and director of the reviewing office of Lijiang Publishing House. His principle works include the novel Too Young to Know All, the short story collection The Heart-Emptied, and the essay collections The Guiliners and A Lonely Horse in the West Wind. In addition, he is the translator of Wuthering Heights, Dubliners, and Selected Poems of Edgar Allan Poe.