Li Juan

Li Juan is a prolific Chinese essayist born in Xinjiang in 1979 and raised in Sichuan. She has published more than ten books of essays including the award-winning book Winter Pasture. The majority of her works reflect the Kazak nomad world of Altay in northern Xinjiang. She now lives in Urumqi, Xinjiang.

  • Steps, roughly cut from stone, leading steeply toward a door, partially obscured by the curvature of the rock
    July 31, 2018 | Li Juan
    The Hill Elementary staircase / Courtesy of Li Juan Translator’s note: Li Juan is a well-known and prolific essayist and poet in China, born in 1979 in Xinjiang. Writing in the ...

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