Bilingual Forum on Shuang Xuetao’s Literature Works

Starting with "Moses on the Plain", author Shuang Xuetao has built a "northern fantasy land with historical allegory" through his imaginative writing, making him one of the most talked-about young writers in the literary world. He has won numerous awards, including the first prize of the 2016 BenQ Award for Chinese Cinema Fiction, the "Annual Young Writer" award of the Third One Way Street Book Award and the first prize of the third BLANCPAIN-Imaginist Literary Prize selected works of Shuang Xuetao's " Rouge Street: Three Novellas" will be published on April 19.

The international dialogue and exchange activity "Moses on the Plain: Shuang Xuetao and New Dongbei Literature" will discuss the three selected works from "Rouge Street": "The Aviator", "Guangming Hall", and "Moses on the Plain". The discussion will extend to Shuang Xuetao's literary world, New Dongbei Literature, and other topics, exploring his literary achievements and the impact of translations on the English-speaking world. The author and translator will talk about their international cooperation experiences, including reciting excerpts from their works and engaging in discussions with guests and registered audiences from around the world.

Moses on the Plain:

Shuang Xuetao and New Dongbei Literature

· Discussion Time ·

April 14th, 8:30-10:00 AM (Beijing time)
April 13th, 8:30-10:00 PM (US East Coast time)


David Der-wei Wang
(Harvard University)

Weijie Song
(Rutgers University)


Shuang Xuetao

Jeremy Tiang

Zhang Xuexin

Carlos Rojas
(Scholar, Translator)

Eric Abrahamsen

Brian Lax


Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies

Rutgers University, Asian Languages and Cultures

Rutgers Center for Chinese Studies

Beijing Contemporary Art Foundation

Chiang Ching-kuo Foundation

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