“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

新疆词典 (lit. A Dictionary of Xinjiang)

Essay by Shen Wei.


(as excerpt) A Dictionary of Xinjiang

Translated by Eleanor Goodman

This won a 2013 Literature in Translation award from Ninth Letter.


A Dictionary of Xinjiang (excerpt) (en.chutzpahmagazine.com.cn) Peregrine - An English Companion to Chutzpah! Magazine Dec. 2012 Mainland China

Collected in

Chutzpah!: New Voices from China multiple multiple