MaLa IV is now on sale at The Bookworms in Beijing, Chengdu and Suzhou for 50 rmb. The Reconstruction Issue is a cross-section of views of how China and her people are reconstructing themselves and their environment, with an eye to the process of deconstruction inherent in the craft of writing. Mala IV features art by novelist Sheng Keyi, and short fiction, literary non-fiction and poetry from Chinese authors in translation, and from international authors with a China focus.
Featured in MaLa IV:
Yan Ge on how she recreates the small Sichuan town of her childhood through fiction
Novelist Sheng Keyi turns to a new medium to depict rural Hunan in the 1970s
Excerpt from Dancing Through Red Dust by Murong
Su Cici on reconstructing poetry in other languages
A new interpretation of Li Yu by Wena Poon
Droma Tsering on the resilience of the natural world
Short fiction by the winners of the Bookworm Press Award: Wang Zhezhu, Lin Weipan and Wu Ge
Short fiction from Sichuan on lives reinterpreted by Yu Wenwen, Chou Cici, Xiao Zi, and Xiao Song
Poetry from Hong Kong by Nicholas Y.B. Wong, Tammy Ho Laiming and Joey Chin
New Chinese poetry in translation by Su Cici, Wang Moshu, Ezi Feizu and Lama Ipzot
English Poetry by Anthony Tao, William Ellis, Emily Walz and Ash DeanShare...