Read Paper Republic

Read Paper Republic is a free online publication initiative for readers who wonder what new Chinese fiction in English translation has to offer and would like to dip a toe in the water. The stories are organized into series:

Figures in a Landscape

Paper Republic partnered with Perspectives in the Arts and Humanities Asia, a journal of Ataneo de Manila University, to present digital versions of the short stories in their double issue dedicated to Nanjing literature.

Previous series:


China Dispatches 2

Original Series

China Dispatches


Bare Branches