Yang Yi (author)
Yang was born in the Chinese city of Harbin and remains a Chinese citizen. In 2008, she won the 139th Akutagawa Prize for her (Japanese language) novel Tokiga nijimu asa (literally, A Morning When Time Blurs). She is thus far the only Chinese national and only non-native Japanese speaker to win the award.
- "Chinese novelist Yang wins Akutagawa Prize." Japan Times July 16, 2008.
- Yang Yi at J'Lit Books from Japan (English)
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