Xue Yiwei is the author of 18 acclaimed books in Chinese, including five novels, five collections of short stories and novellas, and five literary essays. Ha Jin called him “a maverick in contemporary Chinese literature”, and his works have been translated into English, French, Swedish, German and Italian. The English version of Dr. Bethune’s Children, a novel banned in China for more than 6 years, has drawn international attention since its English publication in 2017. Yiwei lives in Canada.
Thursday 3 May, 3:00 PMXue Yiwei: Dr. Bethune's Children
Carriageworks, Track 12, EVELEIGH
Friday 4 May, 11:30 AMThe Future of China
Carriageworks, Bay 17, EVELEIGH
Saturday 5 May, 2:30 PMXue Yiwei: Shenzheners
The Church, ALEXANDRIA