Hong Ying at 798: A Late Notice
By Canaan Morse, published
Title: *IUP Alumni Event: An Evening with Hong Ying
When: Sat Dec 05 17:30:00 +0800 2009
Where: Yuanfen New Media Art Space, 798
Description: IUP alumni, teachers, and students are cordially invited to join us for an evening program of literature, music and Sichuan food courtesy of 天下盐. Critically acclaimed author 虹影 will read from and talk about her newest work, Good Children of the Flowers. Musical interludes from cello and viola duo Kevin Olusola and Wu Tsong.
Please RSVP to David Chao
(e: firstname.lastname@example.org, t: 152 1013 4389)
IUP Alumni and Guests: RMB 200
Current IUP students and teachers attend free of charge.
Tickets may be purchased at the door
Hong Ying was born in Chongqing in 1962, towards the end of the Great Leap Forward. She began to write at eighteen, leaving home shortly afterwards to spend the next ten years moving around China, exploring her authorial voice in poetry and short stories. Best known in English for the novels K: the Art of Love, Summer of Betrayal, Peacock Cries, and her autobiography Daughter of the River, Hong Ying has been published in twenty languages and has appeared on bestseller lists in numerous countries. She won the Prize of Rome for K: the Art of Love in 2005, and many of her books have been or are now being adapted into television series and films. Currently in the process of translation, Good Children of the Flowers is the sequel to Daughter of the River.