Huang Ziping 黃子平 1949-

Born in Meixian, Guangdong province. Huang worked in a state farm in Hainan during the Cultural Revolution and later obtained his BA and MA in Chinese from Peking University. He has written extensively on various aspects of modern and contemporary Chinese literature; his publications include Geming Lishi Xiaoshuo 革命. 歷史. 小說 [Revolution, history, fiction] (1996) and Haipa xiezuo 害怕寫作 [Afraid of writing] (2006). He is currently Honorary Professor at the Hong Kong Baptist University.