Contributors / December 2017 (Issue 38: Writing Hong Kong)

Madeleine Thien
ImageMadeleine Thien 鄧敏靈 was born in Vancouver. Her novels and stories have been translated into more than 25 languages and her essays can be found in the Guardian, the Globe & Mail, Granta, The New York Times, and elsewhere. Her most recent book, Do Not Say We Have Nothing, about art, music and revolution in 20th-century China, won the 2016 Scotiabank Giller Prize and the 2016 Governor-General's Literary Award for Fiction, and was shortlisted for the 2016 Man Booker Prize, the 2017 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, and The 2017 Folio Prize. With Catherine Leroux, she is the guest editor of Granta's first issue devoted to new Canadian writing. The youngest daughter of Malaysian-Chinese immigrants to Canada, she lives in Montreal. Twitter: @madeleinethien [Interview]

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