Cao Baiyu was born in Luoyang, Henan Province and currently lives in Shanghai. He started writing science fiction novels during college, which led to some publishing success and awards. He also writes poetry and fiction in other genres and currently works as a game designer. Cao’s favorite science fiction writer is Han Song.

Cao Baiyu has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Zhuangzi's Dream

FICTION by Cao Baiyu, translated by Stella Jiayue Zhu in Issue 196 – January 2023

Latent summer stirred while spring lay dormant. April had come to the Kingdom of S’ong and brought with it spells of rain. Tadpoles in the pond recently developed hind legs; above, a stray shower had been drumming at the water pit-a-pat. The rain-rinsed sky was tinged a darkening hue from horizon to zenith all the […]
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