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Han Dong (Chinese: 韩东; born 17 May 1961) is a Chinese writer of essays, poetry, short stories and novels.

Dong was born in Nanjing but spent much of his childhood in the countryside, where his parents had been "sent-down" during the Cultural Revolution.

List of worksEdit

  • Banished! (扎根). Translated by Nicky Harman. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2009.
  • A Phone Call from Dalian: Selected Poems of Han Dong. Translated by Nicky Harman. Brookline: Zephyr Press, 2012.
  • A Tabby-cat’s Tale. Translated by Nicky Harman. Berlin: Frisch & Co., 2014.


  • "Interview: Han Dong & Philip Hand". Granta. 5 October 2012. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  • Tasja Dorkofikis (1 April 2012). "Chinese literature – where are we now?". English Pen. Archived from the original on 22 June 2013. Retrieved 2013-03-31. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)