Roger Tagholm interviews Chinese author Ah Yi about his career change from policeman to blogger to novelist.
In the UK, there is a growing interest in Chinese authors, according to agents and publishers, but the challenge of selecting works for translation remains.
One of China’s most popular writers, Murong Xuecun began speaking out against the government a year ago after a friend was arrested, at risk of his own freedom.
When the state forces writers to operate in a gray area, where things that are tolerated one day are deemed illegal the next, it’s indefensible.
Race car-driving author Han Han is seen as the voice of China’s young generation and read by 300 million people, but will what he represents be lost in translation?