Mai Jia

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Mai Jia
Native name
麦家
Born1964 (age 54–55)
Fuyang, Zhejiang
OccupationNovelist
LanguageChinese
NationalityChinese
Alma materPeople's Liberation Army Foreign Language College
People's Liberation Army Arts College
Period1986 - present
GenreNovel
Notable workPlot
Notable awards6th National Book Award
2002 Decryption
7th Mao Dun Literature Prize
2008 Plot

Jiang Benhu (simplified Chinese: 蒋本浒; traditional Chinese: 蔣本滸; pinyin: Jiǎng Běnhǔ; born 1964) better known by his pen name Mai Jia, is a Chinese novelist. He also serves as 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 Province 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 Masked Man Speak (《让蒙面人说话》)

Novels[edit]

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

Awards[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Mai Jia".
  2. ^ "Mai Jia". China Writers Association (in Chinese). 2013.