Issue 169 – October 2020

Podcast, Original Fiction

All Living Creation


Our sixth podcast for October is “All Living Creation” written by Xiu Xinyu, translated by Elizabeth Hanlon, and read by Kate Baker.

Originally published in Chinese in Science Fiction World, June 2017.

Translated and published in partnership with Storycom.


Author profile

Xiu Xinyu is a writer living in Beijing who enjoys collecting stones, swimming in the sea and gorging on chocolate. She mostly uses her master degree in Philosophy to make up tragic novels.

Author profile

Elizabeth Hanlon is a Boston-based translator of Chinese fiction. She is a graduate of Tulane University and studied Chinese at the Inter-University Program for Chinese Language Studies at Tsinghua University. Her published translations include Of Ants and Dinosaurs, a novella by Hugo-Award-winning sci-fi author Cixin Liu; Beijing Graffiti, a non-fiction work on Beijing’s graffiti culture, and several short stories.

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