Liu Xinwu 1942-

A teacher turned professional writer, whose short story 'Ban zhuren' [The class teacher] was hailed as the major period piece of post-Cultural Revolution 'scar literature'. He has written satirical essays as well as short stories, and several a novels. In the 1990s Liu turned his concern to enviornmental issues.

Works available in English:

  • Black Walls and Other Stories (ed. by Don J. Cohn). Hong Kong: Renditions
       Paperbacks, 1990.
  • Prize-winning Stories from China, 1978-1979 (by Liu Xinwu, Wang Meng, and
       others). Beijing: Foreign Languages Press, 1981.