Xu Xi, (originally named Xu Su Xi(许素细) (born 1954) is an English language novelist from Hong Kong. She is also the Hong Kong regional editor of Routledge's Encyclopedia of Post-colonial Literature (second edition, 2005) and the editor or co-editor of the following anthologies of Hong Kong writing in English: Fifty-Fifty: New Hong Kong Writing (2008), City Stage: Hong Kong Playwriting in English (2005), and City Voices: Hong Kong Writing in English Prose & Poetry from 1945 to the present. Her work has also been anthologized internationally. Hong Kong magazines such as Muse run her writings from time to time and her fiction and essays have appeared recently in various literary journals such as Wasifiri (London), Cutthroat: A Journal of the Arts (Durango, Colorado), Hotel Amerika (Chicago), Upstreet (Richmond, Massachusetts), and Asia Literary Review (Hong Kong).To read more about Xu Xi, read the rest of her Wikipedia page, or see this interview.
Monday, January 2, 2012
Country of origin: Hong Kong