Zhang Tianyi


Zhang Tianyi has a BA in English and a Master’s in classical literature, and she has won the Hope Cup Chinese Literature Newcomer Award, the Chinese Best Essay Award, and took second prize in the Zhu Ziqing Prize, among other awards. She has to date published two essay collections and three story collections, and some of her works have been made into movies. Her most recent short story collection is Love for People with Sexual Blindness. She loves tulips, autumn rain, crabs, jogging, movies, fairy tales, football, islands and her husband. She indulges in fantasy, and every time she takes off from the page she indulges in adventures to the human heart and to the end of the universe.

张天翼,曾用名“纳兰妙殊”,女。英文学士,古典文献学硕士。曾获首届“希望杯”中国文学创作新人奖、2011年度华文最佳散文奖、第二届朱自清文学奖等奖项,已出版两本散文集《世界停在我吻你的时候》《爱是与水和星同行的旅程》,小说集《黑糖匣》《荔荔》《性盲症患者的爱情》,有作品改编为电影。做过影评人、电影记者、编剧……最终选择以写小说为生,现为自由职业者。热爱郁金香、秋雨、螃蟹、跑步、电影、童话、足球、海岛和丈夫。耽于幻想,耽于每一次从纸上出发、前往人类心中和宇宙尽头的冒险。

March 18:SCI-FI AND FANTASY: THE MAGIC OF WORLD-BUILDING

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