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, Ms. Xia 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: "The Representation of Women in Science Fiction Films." Currently, she's pursuing a Ph. D. in Comparative Literature and World Culture at Peking University. She has been publishing science fiction and fantasy since 2004 in a variety of venues, including Science Fiction World and Jiuzhou Fantasy. Several of her stories have won the Milky Way, China's most prestigious science fiction award. Besides writing and translating science fiction stories, she also writes film scripts. (In accordance with Chinese custom, Ms Xia's surname is listed first on this story.)
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