Li Jingrui 李静睿

Li Jingrui was a journalist for eight years, reporting on legal affairs in China. She resigned in 2012 and turned to other forms of writing, including her own column in the Chinese edition of The Wall Street Journal. She now mostly concentrates on writing fiction. She has published a collection of short stories Tales of a Small Town, also a novel Small Town Girl, in which she tries to explore human feelings and fate, without steering clear of sensitive subjects. Her stories may be about the everyday lives of ordinary people in a small town in Sichuan, or about students exiled in New York after Tian’anmen. Her new works include a short story collection North Boulevard, a collection of essays Another World of Yesterday and novel Tiny Destiny.

Li Jingrui is the featured author in READ PAPER REPUBLIC, week 8, 6 August 2015.


Read Now: On Paper Republic

Small Town tr. Helen Wang October 11, 2018
One Day, One of the Screws Will Come Loose tr. Luisetta Mudie June 16, 2016
Missing tr. Helen Wang August 06, 2015

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Love, a Decisive Moment tr. Anne Henochowicz China Digital Times

Original Works

Short story (14)

Novel (1)

Essay (2)

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