Xu Xi

 Xu Xi
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Xu Xi is the author of nine books of fiction and essays, including Access: Thirteen Tales (Signal 8 Press, 2011); the novel Habit of a Foreign Sky (Haven Books, 2010), a finalist for the inaugural Man Asian Literary Prize; and an essay collection, Evanescent Isles (Hong Kong University Press, 2008). From 2009 to 2012, she served as MFA Faculty Chair at Vermont College of Fine Arts. She is Writer-in-Residence at the Department of English, City University of Hong Kong, where she established and directs an international, low-residency MFA in creative writing, the first to focus specifically on Asia. Her Web site is www.xuxiwriter.com.


Ploughshares articles by this author:

Title Section Season
My Mother's Story: The Fiction & Fact Nonfiction Fall 2012
Famine Fiction Winter 2004-05

Books by the Author:

Chinese Walls & Daughters of Hui (2nd ed) ( June 2002 , Paperback)
Evanescent Isles: From My City-Village ( May 2008 , Paperback)
History's Fiction: Stories from the City of Hong Kong ( May 2001 , Paperback)
Hong Kong Rose (2nd ed.) ( February 2004 , Paperback)
Overleaf Hong Kong: Stories & Essays of the Chinese, Overseas ( August 2004 , Paperback)
The Unwalled City: A Novel of Hong Kong ( March 2001 , Paperback)

This bio was last updated on 08/08/2012.