The winner of the 2009 Dangdai Literary Prize was announced a couple of weeks ago (sorry, we've been eating dumplings in the northeast).
The shortlist included:
- Mo Yan's Frog
- A-Lai's King Gesar
- Su Tong's He'an
- Zhang Ling's Gold Mountain
- Liu Zhenyun's A Word is Worth a Thousand Words
A Word is Worth a Thousand Words took the prize; Liu Zhenyun was also the winner of the 2007 prize with My Name is Liu Yuejin.