Did this for the Jaipur Literature Festival and am blogging it so I know where to find it.
A leading author in Chinese and English, Geling Yan has published over 20 books and won over 30 awards. Her works have been translated into 12 languages and adapted for film, most recently The Flowers of War directed by Zhang Yimou. She holds an MFA in Fiction Writing from Columbia College, Chicago.
Causes Geling Yan Supports
Causes related to relief for former "comfort women," i.e., those women and girls forced to serve as prostitutes for the Japanese military during the Sino-...