Shi Cheng: Stories from Urban China

Introduction by Liu Ding, Carol Yinghua Lu, Ra Page

Ten stories from ten different cities, by ten different authors, translated by ten different translators.

Shi Cheng: Stories from Urban China (

Comma Press, (UK)

April 2012

By multiple authors and multiple translators


Square Moon tr. Petula Parris from 四方月亮 by Sin Tung Ho
But What About the Red Indians? tr. Rachel Henson from 印第安人还好吧 by Cao Kou
Kangkang's Gonna Kill That Fucker Zhao Yilu tr. Josh Stenberg from 康康要杀狗日的赵一路 by Jie Chen
Rendezvous at the Castle Hotel tr. Yu Yan Chen from 在城堡酒店接人 by Yi Sha
Dear Wisdom Tooth tr. Josh Stenberg from 亲爱的智齿 by Zhang Zhihao
This Moron is Dead tr. Nicky Harman from 此呆已死 by Han Dong
Family Secrets tr. Nicky Harman from 绝对隐私 by Ding Liying
Wheels Are Round tr. Eric Abrahamsen from 轮子是圆的 by Xu Zechen
Squatting tr. Brendan O'Kane from 蹲着 by Diao Dou
How to Look at Women tr. Julia Lovell from 看女人 by Zhu Wen