Chi Hui was born in northeast China. She has been an editor and writer for Science Fiction World, China’s premiere genre magazine. She has garnered numerous nominations and honors, including a 2016 Chinese Nebula Silver Award for her novel Artificial Humanity 2075: Recombined Consciousness.

Chi Hui has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

No Way Back

FICTION by Chi Hui, translated by John Chu in Issue 171 – December 2020

Master Hacker 11:30 a.m. knock, knock, knock. “Hey, Xuejiao, someone’s knocking at the door.” Aksha puts its paw on my face. “I know.” I roll over to my other side, pull the blanket over my head, and continue to dream happy dreams. knock, knock, knock. Aksha burrows out from under the blanket, stretches gracefully, and […]

Rain Ship

FICTION by Chi Hui, translated by Andy Dudak in Issue 125 – February 2017

0 The funeral was as simple as I expected. Visitors passed by the coffin one by one. The cold moss-light was centered on the coffin’s translucent lid. Under the dim lighting, Abani’s face seemed once more full and round. Her final hours had been painful, but fortunately—for all of us—she hadn’t held out too long. […]

The Calculations of Artificials

FICTION by Chi Hui, translated by John Chu in Issue 121 – October 2016

Introduction: Some numbers In the year 2042, 2248 Actual people but 11.26 million Artificial people lived in the city of Mian on the continent of Asia. Meanwhile, 7.2 billion Artificials lived in the world as opposed to only 1.44 million Actuals. Out of those, only 127 people knew the truth about the world. 1 - […]
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