Fan Wu

Fan Wu grew up on a state-run farm in southern China, where her parents were exiled during the Cultural Revolution. Her debut novel, February Flowers, has been translated into eight languages, and her short fiction, besides being anthologized and nominated for the Pushcart Prize, has appeared in Granta, The Missouri Review, Ploughshares, and elsewhere. Wu holds an M.A. from Stanford University and currently lives in Santa Clara, California. Please visit her website at www.fanwuwrites.com.

Books by this Author

Beautiful as Yesterday
February Flowers

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. A journey of a thousand miles starts from the first step.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional hero?

A. Winston Smith in 1984

Q. If you could acquire any talent, what would it be?

A. Knowing people's minds

Q. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Looking at people on the streets, at cafes...

Q. If you could be anywhere in the world right now, where would you choose to be?

A. A small, remote village somewhere in China

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