Wang Xufeng

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Wang Xufeng
Native name 王旭烽
Born February 1952 (age 65)
Jiaxing, Zhejiang, China
Occupation Novelist
Language Chinese
Alma mater Hangzhou University
Period 1982 - present
Genre Novel
Notable works Trilogies of Teamen
Notable awards Mao Dun Literature Prize
2000 Trilogies of Teamen

Wang Xufeng (Chinese: 王旭烽; pinyin: Wáng Xùfēng; born 1955) is an influential Chinese writer and tea expert. She is a recipient of one of the most prestigious literary prizes in China, the Mao Dun Literature Prize.

Biography[edit]

Wang's ancestral hometown was in Tongshan, Jiangsu Province. Wang was born in Pinghu, Zhejiang Province in February 1955. She studied at the Department of History, Hangzhou University (currently Zhejiang University) between 1978 and 1982. After graduation, Wang taught at Hangzhou 14th Middle School. She also worked in a Hangzhou local factory manufacturing radio technology.[1]

Wang is currently a researcher at China Tea Museum, a professor at Zhejiang Forestry University, and vice president of the Zhejiang Writers Association.

Works[edit]

Wang's most famous work is Three Trilogies of Teamen, for which she won the 5th Mao Dun Literature Prize (which was awarded on November 11, 2000 in Tongxiang, Zhejiang Province, where Mao Dun was born).

  • 《茶人三部曲》 (Trilogies of Teamen)
    • 《南方有嘉木》
    • 《不夜之候》
    • 《筑草为城》

Wang has also done many studies on tea and tea culture, such as:

  • 《茶文化通论》 (Essays of Tea Culture)

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