Mai Jia

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Mai Jia
Native name 麦家
Born Jiang Benhu (蒋本浒)
1964 (age 50–51)
Fuyang, Zhejiang
Occupation Novelist
Language Chinese
Nationality Chinese
Alma mater People's Liberation Army Foreign Language College
People's Liberation Army Arts College
Period 1986 - present
Genre Novel
Notable works Plot
Notable awards 6th National Book Award
2002 Decryption
7th Mao Dun Literature Prize
2008 Plot
This is a Chinese name; the family name is Jiang.

Jiang Benhu (simplified Chinese: 蒋本浒; traditional Chinese: 蔣本滸; pinyin: Jiǎng Běnhǔ; born 1964) better known by his pen name Maì Jiā. He is a Chinese novelist who is the president of Zhejiang Writers Association and vice president of the Zhejiang Literature and Art Association.[1][2]

Biography[edit]

Jiang was born in Fuyang, Zhejiang in 1964.[1] He was drafted into the People's Liberation Army and served for 17 years.

Jiang graduated from People's Liberation Army Foreign Language College in 1983, where he majored in wireless radio. He started to publish works in 1986. Jiang was accepted to People's Liberation Army Arts College in 1987 and graduated in 1991, majoring in literature.

In 1997, Jiang worked in Chengdu Satellite TV as an editor. In 2008, Jiang was transferred from Chengdu to Hangzhou.

In December 2010, Jiang was elected the vice president of the Zhejiang Literature and Art Association. On July 1, 2013, Jiang was elected the president of Zhejiang Writers Association.

Works[edit]

Novellas[edit]

  • Letting the Mashed Man Speak (《让蒙面人说话》)

Novels[edit]

  • Decoded (《解密》) 2002
  • Plot (《暗算》)
  • Sound of the Wind (《风声》)

Awards[edit]

  • Decoded - 6th National Book Award

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mai Jia". 
  2. ^ "麦家" (in zh-hans). 中国作家网. Retrieved 2013. 

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