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2017/08/18 | Yao Liqing
Translation Wages in China Affecting the Popularity of Foreign Classics
China’s translators are severely underpaid, and the proof is in the print.
2017/08/02 | Dinah Gardner
BOOK REVIEW: 'Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy to a City'
'Dear Hong Kong: An Elegy for a City' spans five decades, two husbands, a dozen other lovers, a handover to the Motherland, the dementia of the author's mother and the death of her father.
2017/07/31 | Saigoneer
The Power Couple of Vietnam's 1980s Literary Scene
Luu Quang Vu and Xuan Quynh’s death was something of a national tragedy in the late 1980s, but their legacy has lived on through their body of work and life stories.
2017/05/28 | Li Hui
Chinese Writers Capture Voices of the Corrupt
Nonfiction works like ‘Zhui Wen’ are challenging public perceptions of the graft by writing from the perspectives of the perpetrators.
2017/04/28 | Bibek Bhandari
Migrant Worker’s Essay Strikes Chord With Chinese Masses
A rural woman’s personal story of struggle and survival has made her an instant literary celebrity.
2017/01/24 | Li Dajun
Constructive Criticism: Poets Give Voice to Migrant Struggles
Working-class wordsmiths from China’s building sites are composing verse to air their grievances.
2016/06/14 | Yuan-ling Liang
FEATURE: Taiwanese Literature Studies on the Brink
As another university closes its department of Taiwanese literature, academics and students disagree on the reasons for its demise.