Xiaolu Guo





Xiaolu Guo


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Zhejiang, China
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Xiaolu Guo (Simplified Chinese: 郭小櫓 pinyin:guō xiǎo lǔ, born 1973) is a Chinese novelist and filmmaker. She utilizes various media, including film and writing, to tell stories of alienation, introspection and tragedy, and to explore China's past, present and future in an increasingly connected world.

Her novel A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers was nominated for the 2007 Orange Prize for Fiction. She was also the 2005 Pearl Award (UK) winner for Creative Excellence.

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“It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance.”
Xiaolu Guo, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

“Its important to be comfortable with uncertainty.”
Xiaolu Guo

“About time, what I really learned from studying English is: time is different with timing.
I understand the difference of these two words so well. I understand falling in love with the right person in the wrong timing could be the greatest sadness in a person's entire life.”
Xiaolu Guo, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers

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