Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the China Digital Times translations editor. She has contributed to Foreign Policy, The China Beat, the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, The Postcolonialist, and Nieman Reports. She earned her masters in Chinese literature and folklore from The Ohio State University and in ethnomusicology from the University of Cambridge. C.V.
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Fiction as Detective Work: Interview with Yiyun Li

Yiyun Li: “Writing fiction is like doing detective work; you have to take in every little detail.”
Yiyun Li came to the US from Beijing in 1996 to do a PhD in immunology at the University of Iowa, but found herself drawn inexorably to literature, reading short stories while working in the lab. She switched gears, studying at Iowa’s prestigious Writers Workshop. Writing

May 18, 2014 5:30 PM

Troubled Times: Voices of Tibetan Refugees, Part 1

Dollu fled to India in the 1950s. (Photo courtesy Tang Danhong)
In the summer of 2010, writer and filmmaker Tang Danhong and the young Tibetan translator Sangjey interviewed older Tibetan refugees in India, people who had fled their homes as the People’s Liberation Army entered Tibetan areas and slowly tightened Beijing’s grip. Some of the interviewees joined the Tibetan volunteer

May 17, 2014 9:00 PM

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