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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

国北边陲 (lit. The Northern Border)

Short story by Li Zishu.

Translations:

The Northern Border

Translated by Joshua Dyer

Publications

The Northern Border Pathlight: New Chinese Writing Sept. 2014 Mainland China
The Northern Border (Read Paper Republic) Paper Republic Nov. 2016 Online