Yan Geling is a renowned Chinese writer. Born in Shanghai, Yan graduated from Columbia College, Chicago with a Master’s of Fine Arts in Fiction Writing. To date she has published over 20 books in various editions in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, the US, the UK and elsewhere. Her works have been translated into sixteen languages. Yan has won over 30 literary and film awards and has had her work adapted or written scripts for over a dozen films, TV and radio works. She currently lives in Berlin, Germany.