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Fan Wu

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Born
Nanchang , China
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Lu Xun, V.S. Naipaul, Zhang Ailing (Eileen Chang), J.D. Salinger

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The youngest of the five children, Fan Wu grew up on a state-run farm in southern China, where her parents were exiled during the Cultural Revolution. Her debut novel, February Flowers, has been translated into 8 languages. Her second novel Beautiful as Yesterday was praised by Amy Tan as "a story with intelligence, insight and heart." Her short fiction, besides being anthologized and nominated for the Pushcart Prize, has appeared in Granta, The Missouri Review, Ploughshares, Asia Literary Review, Redivider, Hyphen, and elsewhere. She has reviewed books for the San Francisco Chronicle and blogged for Ploughshares.

Wu's been published by Simon & Schuster, Doubleday & Picador UK.

Wu holds a B.A. in Chinese Language and Literature from
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