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Spring Days Past | Short Story

In Shen Shuzhi’s depiction of waning village life, a “left-behind” child comes to terms with loneliness growing up with his grandmother

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Epidemic

As a mysterious illness ravages the population, one youngster goes on a journey in search of the terrible truth

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Grass Jelly

A town of small-town fortunes by writer Wang Yu

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Liberation Day | Short Story

Author Han Jinliang’s contribution to the growing body of Chinese Covid literature on pandemic restrictions and collective loss

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Prairie Whale | Short Story

“Maybe she had slipped through to some other dimension…Perhaps the whale had traveled the same way and died on the prairie.”

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Fly to Weightless Island

Check out our new translated Chinese short story, by Hong Kong-based writer Cheng Jiaoyang

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Neighbor | Fiction

In Zhao Song’s newly translated thriller, a recluse moves into a mysterious apartment block where not everything is as it seems

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Martial Tea | Fiction

Hu Yuesheng’s newly translated short story harks back to “wuxia” tales of old

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Night Moves | Fiction

Read a newly translated short story from writer Hu Yuesheng

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