Xiao Fuxing

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Xiao Fuxing
Native name
肖复兴
Born1947 (age 71–72)
Beijing, China
OccupationNovelist
LanguageChinese
ResidenceBeijing
NationalityChinese
Alma materCentral Academy of Drama
Period1988 - present
GenreNovelreportage
SubjectLaosanjie (老三届)
Notable worksThe Puppy Love
A Female Middle School Student's Diary
The Youth Sonata
Childrenson: Xiao Tie (肖铁)

Xiao Fuxing (simplified Chinese: 肖复兴; traditional Chinese: 肖復興; pinyin: Xiāo Fùxīng; born 1947) is a Chinese novelist.[1][2][3] He is now the associate editor for People's Literature.[1][2][3]

Biography[edit]

Xiao was born in Beijing in 1947, with his ancestral home in Cangzhou, Hebei.[1][2][3] His father was an office clerk and his family had 6 members.[1][2][3][4]

When he was a junior graduate student, his composition A Portray (Chinese: 一幅画像) won first prize in the Beijing Youth Session Competition.[1][2][3]

From 1971 to 1974, during the Cultural Revolution, Xiao worked in Qixing Farm (Chinese: 七星农场) as a farmer.[1][2][3] In 1974, Xiao returned to Beijing taught in a school.[1][2][3] Xiao was admitted into the Central Academy of Drama in 1978 and taught there after he graduated.[1][2][3]

In 1983, Xiao joined the China Writers Association.[1][2][3][4]

From 1988 to 2000, Xiao published the novels The Puppy Love (Chinese: 早恋), A Female Middle School Student's Diary (Chinese: 一个女中学生的日记) and The Youth Sonata (Chinese: 青春奏鸣曲).[1][2][3]

In 2006, Xiao published his novels My Youth Memoirs (Chinese: 黑白记忆:我的青春回忆录).[1][2][3]

Works[edit]

Long-gestating novels[edit]

  • The Puppy Love (Chinese: 早恋)
  • A Female Middle School Student's Diary
  • The Youth Sonata (Chinese: 青春奏鸣曲)
  • The story of Beijing (Chinese: 京城旧事)

Reportage[edit]

  • Talking to the Middle Student (Chinese: 和当代中学生对话)
  • Writing Letters to Middle Student (Chinese: 和当代中学生写信)
  • Mr.Ye (Chinese: 叶圣陶先生)
  • A Small House on The Coast of Ocean (Chinese: 海边的一间小屋)
  • Being The Hero (Chinese: 生当作人杰)
  • Tongfei Sketch (Chinese: 童非素描》)

Prose and essay

  • My Note (《我的读书笔记)
  • The Note of Music (Chinese: 音乐笔记)
  • Thinking of Qin E (Chinese: 忆秦娥)

Awards[edit]

  • The story of Beijing - Shanghai Literary Award[2][3]
  • The Note of Music - 1st Bing Xin Prose Prize[2][3]
  • A Small House on The Coast of Ocean - 2nd National Excellent Reportage Literary Award[2][3]
  • Being The Hero - 3rd National Excellent Reportage Literary Award[2][3]
  • Thinking of Qin E - 3rd Lao She Literary Prize for Prose[2][3]
  • Tongfei Sketch - 1st National Reportage Literary First Prize[2][3]

Personal life[edit]

Xiao's son, Xiao Tie (Chinese: 肖铁), is a member of China Writers Association, who was a Peking University student, studying in the United States.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k 吴志菲 (2012). 肖复兴,大作家的文缘与心事. 老年人 (in Chinese). 第4期: 23. ISSN 1007-2616.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q 肖复兴 (1 August 2011). 《我的读书笔记》作者简介 (in Chinese). 广州市: 广东省出版集团、广东教育出版社. ISBN 9787540683641.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q 肖复兴 (1 October 2000). 《音乐笔记》作者简介 (in Chinese). 北京市: 学林出版社. ISBN 9787806169063.
  4. ^ a b "Xiao Fuxing".