The coffin fell apart.
There was the sound of decayed wood crumbling, and a cloud of smoke surged out, like water vapour from a hot steamer.

Yan Lianke / Carlos Rojas

Pathlight Issue 2012-2

Issue 2012-2 of Pathlight magazine is now out! Pathlight is published by People's Literature magazine and Paper Republic, and features short stories and poems by contemporary Chinese authors. The magazine can be purchased in bookstores in China, or downloaded as a free e-book in two formats:

This issue's table of contents: