Dong Xi

Dong Xi

Biography

Dong Xi, whose real name is Tian Dailin, is the author of the novels Echoes, Slap in the Face, Record of Regrets, and Tampering with Life. The long novel Echoes won the 11th Mao Dun Literature Prize; the middle grade novel Life Without Words won the first Lu Xun Literature Prize in China, and the movie Lovers in the Sky based on the novel won the Best Artistic Contribution Award at the 15th Tokyo International Film Festival. Many of his works have been adapted into movies and TV dramas., and have been translated and published in many languages. He is currently the chairman of the Guangxi Writers’ Association and a professor at Guangxi University for Nationalities.