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Fifty-Word Bio

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.