Tang Fei is a writer of speculative fiction born in Shanghai and currently living in Beijing.
In modern Chinese, “story” (故事) and “fiction” (小说) are not exact equivalents. A story is more rooted in the folk and oral traditions, and thus possesses more resilience and vitality. This is why I’ve always called myself a storyteller. Story, for me, is a word infused with magic. Every time I say it, I feel a joy in my spirit and pleasure in my senses.
Here’s a post-apocalyptic biohazard horror story of hers, which I translated, and was published as a Paper Republic Read.
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