Xujun Eberlein is the author of the award-winning story collection Apologies Forthcoming. A native of Chongqing, China now living in the Boston area, she is also a widely read essayist and blogger on China. Her stories and essays have appeared in many magazines in the United States, as well as Canada, England, Kenya, and Hong Kong. She received the artist fellowship in fiction/creative nonfiction from the Massachusetts Cultural Council, special mention in the Pushcart Prize anthology, multiple nominations for the "Best American" anthology series, the VCCA’s Goldfarb Non-fiction Fellowship, first prize of the Ledge Fiction Award, second prize of Literal Latte's Essay Awards, honorable mention from Dana Award in the Essay, and was the winner of Tartt Fiction Award and a runner-up for Drake Emerging Writer's Award.
Xujun's recent essays on China have appeared at Los Angeles Review of Books ("The Teacher of the Future"), the Atlantic Web ("Another Kind of American History in Chongqing" ), Foreign Policy ("China 2013"), and elsewhere.
She is currently working on a memoir. More information about her writing and literary awards can be found on her website www.xujuneberlein.com and blog http://insideoutchina.blogspot.com/.
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