Paper Republic: Chinese Literature Matters

Wang Weilian

王威廉

baidu / douban

Wang Weilian, a representative figure among young Chinese writers, has published the novel The Rescued, short story collections Inner Face, Illegal Inhabitation, The Sound of Salt Forming, and more, for which he has won many literary awards. Whether it is his imaginative plot settings or his cold, pure and sharp language, all bring a strange and philosophical coloring to his fiction, lending his writing a very distinct style. His narratives are full of ideological and artistic tension, with a unique approach that combines the mysterious and the shocking.