Na Zhong was born in an industrial town on the outskirts of Chengdu. She is a New-York-based cultural reporter and the Chinese translator of Sally Rooney’s Conversations with Friends and Billy O'Callaghan's The Things We Lose, The Things We Leave Behind. Her essays, short stories, and other works appear or are forthcoming in A Public Space, The Millions, Brooklyn Magazine, Words Without Borders, The Paper, Shanghai Literature, and more.
This week on Sinica, Kaiser and Jeremy are joined by Nury Turkel, a prominent voice in the overseas Uyghur community and the chairman of the Uyghur Human Rights Project, now based in Washington, D.C. We discussed Nury’s own experiences as a Uyghur and an activist both in China and the United States; the increasingly vocal […]
An advertisement in Chinese celebrating the 69th anniversary of the People’s Republic of China played in Times Square on October 4 — the same night Vice President Mike Pence made a speech signaling a tougher stance on China.