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Bi Feiyu
Chinese writer

Bi Feiyu

Bi Feiyu
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Intro Chinese writer
Is Journalist Writer Screenwriter
From China
Field Film, TV, Stage & Radio Journalism Literature
Gender male
Birth 1964, Xinghua, People's Republic of China
Age 58 years
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Biography

Bi Feiyu (Chinese: 毕飞宇; pinyin: Bì Fēiyǔ, born 1964) is a Chinese writer. His works are known for their complex portrayal of the "female psyche." He has won some of the highest literary awards in China. He also wrote the screenplay for Zhang Yimou's 1996 film Shanghai Triad.

Biography

Bi was born in Xinghua, Jiangsu Province in 1964. His name Feiyu means "one who flies across the universe". He lives in Nanjing.

Critical reception

Feiyu's novel The Moon Opera (青衣), translated by Howard Goldblatt, was longlisted for the 2008 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, while Three Sisters (玉米, 玉秀, 玉秧), also translated by Goldblatt, won the 2010 Man Asian Literary Prize. In China, his awards include twice winning the Lu Xun Literary Prize; and the 2011 Mao Dun Prize, the highest national literary award, for Massage.

Selected works in translation

  • Massage. Translators Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin. Melbourne: Penguin. February 2015. ISBN 978-0-67-008097-7.CS1 maint: others (link)
  • Three Sisters. Translators Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin. London: Telegram. June 2010. ISBN 9781846590238.CS1 maint: others (link)
  • The Moon Opera. Translators Howard Goldblatt and Sylvia Li-chun Lin. London: Telegram. November 2007. ISBN 978-0-15-101294-7.CS1 maint: others (link)

Awards

In 2011, Bi Feiyu won the Mao Dun Literary Prize for his novel Massage, one of most prestigious literature prizes in China.

On August 21, 2017, the French Ministry of Culture awarded the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres to Bi Feiyu at the General Consulate of France in Shanghai.

The contents of this page are sourced from Wikipedia article on 23 Mar 2020. The contents are available under the CC BY-SA 4.0 license.
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