Blake Stone-Banks is a translator of Chinese speculative fiction. He speculates in his own fiction too. Born in Kentucky and domesticated in Beijing, he thrives on bluegrass and revolutionary model operas.
In the history of human writing, the earliest word for “freedom” is found in Sumerian, signifying freedom from debt. —Treatise of Our Divine Debt, 02:35 1 The dream’s last sequence looped in my memory. A sticky black tide swept every inch of my body. Its rippling foam splintered into tiny chains that swarmed my skin, […]
1. Me After stopping my medication for just a week, I passed the test with ease. It wasn’t too much trouble. My parents never cared what I was up to. My friends probably thought I was already dead. Doctor Liu was upset but knew me well enough to know I hadn’t made the decision out […]