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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Dragonworld, by Zhang Xinxin (short story)

By Helen Wang, published

http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/2012/apr/14/dragonworld-zhang-xinxin-story-china

The 5th (and last) of the 5 short stories published by The Guardian this week.

Dragonworld by Zhang Xinxin, translated by Helen Wang
Zhang Xinxin – accompanied by her teenage alter-ego Zhaishao – investigates the source of an invasion in Dragonworld, translated by Helen Wang
With podcast of the author reading this story in Chinese

Check out the podcast - Zhang Xinxin reading her story in Chinese http://www.justing.com.cn/page/61716_ol.html (Part 1) http://www.justing.com.cn/page/61717_ol.html (Part 2)
(When you open the audio website link, you don't need to do anything. The sound should automatically kick in after a few seconds.)

And here's a link to Zhang Xinxin in creative mode, making images for her new graphic novel, Pai Hua Zi And The Clever Girl, a fantasy of Old Beijing's legends before they were destroyed by the Cultural Revolution: http://api.photoshop.com/v1.0/accounts/bedaeab0c59c44718b7f02a07d790323/assets/7747cfe35db34e52898670a0ab70c47e/renditions/fullsize.jpg?md=1334234065000

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Hi, I'm trying to get in direct contact with Zhang Xinxin o see if she has interest in joining me on a TV or film project. Are you able to give me her direct e-mail address please. Thanks

Mick, April 26, 2013, 6:40a.m.

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