HUGO AWARD-WINNING SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY MAGAZINE
A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight
2013 Nominee: Science Fiction and Fantasy Translation Awards, Short Form
Our second piece of audio fiction for February is "A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight" written by Xia Jia, translated by Ken Liu and read by Kate Baker.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
As an undergraduate, Xia Jia majored in Atmospheric Sciences at Peking University. She then entered the Film Studies Program at the Communication University of China, where she completed her Master's thesis: "A Study on Female Figures in Science Fiction Films." Recently, she obtained a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature and World Literature at Peking University, with "Chinese Science Fiction and Its Cultural Politics Since 1990" as the topic of her dissertation. She now teaches at Xi'an Jiaotong University.
She has been publishing fiction since college in a variety of venues, including Science Fiction World and Jiuzhou Fantasy. Several of her stories have won the Galaxy Award, China's most prestigious science fiction award. In English translation, she has been published in Clarkesworld, Nature, and Upgraded.
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