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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

[The Street Writer or The Plastic Bag in the Air] (lit. The Street Writer or The Plastic Bag in the Air)

Short story by Ma Jian.

Translations:

The Street Writer or The Plastic Bag in the Air

Translated by Flora Drew

Collected in

TitleAuthorsTranslators
The Noodle Maker Ma Jian Flora Drew