Paper Republic: Chinese Literature Matters

Dragonworld, by Zhang Xinxin (short story)

By Helen Wang, published

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 (Part 1) (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:


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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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