Author: Anne Henochowicz

Anne Henochowicz is the Translations Editor at China Digital Times. Her writing has appeared in Foreign Policy, The China Beat, the Cairo Review of Global Affairs, The Postcolonialist, and Nieman Reports. She is an alumna of the Penn Kemble Democracy Forum Fellowship at the National Endowment for Democracy. Before tracking Chinese social media, Anne studied folklore and literature of ethnic minorities in China, focusing on Inner Mongolia, at the University of Cambridge and The Ohio State University.
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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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