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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Su Kui

苏葵

MCLC

Known primarily as an essayist and columnist, Su Kui is an avid observer of life, producing non-fiction works with a strong literary flavor that explore the world through some of her own personal interests: reading, film, and travel. In six collections of essays including The Coffee is Cold, and the most recent Another Day, Another Place, her cool sensitivity and clear expression have won her accolades such as the Taishan Literary Prize, and the Sun Li Essay Prize. She has been equally successful as a journalist, garnering more than 50 awards and recognitions for her columns.