Yu Hua 1960-
Yu Hua worked as a dentist for five years and began writing in 1984. His collections of short stories include Shiba sui chumen yuan xing [Leaving home at eighteen] and Shishi ru yan [Ever-changing world].
Works available in English:Chronicle of a Blood Merchant (tr. Andrew F. Jones). New York: Pantheon Books, 2003.
The Past and the Punishments (tr. Andres F. Jones). Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 1996.
To Live: A Novel (tr. Michael Berry). New York: Anchor Books, 2003.