China's Teenage Writing Boom
By Helen Wang, published
Article by Tang Yuankai in China Today, 31 December 2011.
Currently, an increasing number of adolescent writers are emerging in China. Books written by middle and even primary school students are constantly published, with some even becoming bestsellers. "More than half of my classmates can write novels and are doing it," said Tian Xiaorui, an 11-year-old primary school student in Beijing who herself had a book published this year…