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The Chinese author Hao Jingfang beats out Stephen King to win a Hugo Award for her sci-fi story, ‘Folding Beijing’

2 months ago
Sky Canaves
ao Jingfang's "Folding Beijing," a dystopian tale of life in an alternative version of the Chinese capital, won in the "best novelette" category of the international competition for science fiction.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.