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Once again the British Council, The London Book Fair and the official Market Focus partner organisations have produced a comprehensive brochure. This includes the full listings for the Cultural ...

Once again the British Council, The London Book Fair and the official Market Focus partner organisations have produced a comprehensive brochure. This includes the full listings for the Cultural Programme devised in partnership with the British Council; the Professional Programme; and the China Pavilion events; along with a list of all Chinese writers and publishers attending.

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  • China Market Focus 16-18 April 2012
  • InformationThe London Book FairThe London Book Fair Opening TimesEarls Court Exhibition Centre Monday 16 April 2012 09.00 – 18.30Warwick Road Tuesday 17 April 2012 09.00 – 18.30London Wednesday 18 April 2012 09.00 – 17.00SW5 9TAChina Market Focus ContactsProfessional Programme Press EnquiriesThe London Book Fair MIDAS Public RelationsAmy Webster Nicola GreenAmy.Webster@reedexpo.co.uk Nicola.Green@midaspr.co.ukwww.londonbookfair.co.uk T +44 (0)20 7361 7860T +44 (0)20 8910 7872Cultural Programme Press EnquiriesBritish Council FMcM AssociatesJudith Lüdenbach Fiona McMorroughJudith.Luedenbach@britishcouncil.org fionam@fmcm.co.ukwww.britishcouncil.org/literature T +44 (0)20 7405 7422T +44 (0)20 7389 3197Chinese Authors & Publishers,China Pavilion Press EnquiriesChinese Organising Committee Rochester PR GroupGeneral Administration for Press and Joanna DoddPublications Joanna.Dodd@rochesterprgroup.co.ukChina Writers’ Association T +44 (0)20 7182 4090China National Publications Import& Export (Group) Corporation
  • ContentsChina Market Focus 2012 04Cultural Programme Venue 05Cultural Programme 06Professional Programme 12Chinese Organising Committee events at 16The London Book Fair Authors 19Publishers 52The London Book Fair 69British Council 70Chinese Partners 71Supporting Partners 72
  • China Market Focus 2012 New Perspectives – New Concepts The London Book Fair, with its longstanding Market Focus cultural programme partner the British Council, and this year in partnership with the General Administration for Press and Publication of China and their delivery partners, CUPP and CNPIEC, is delighted to welcome the China Market Focus into the spotlight for 2012. Since the launch of the China Market Focus programme eighteen months ago, UK and Chinese publishers and writers have been engaging with each other’s markets through a number of targeted seminars, delegations and workshops. This will now culminate in a celebration of contemporary Chinese literature and a showcase of Chinese publishing that will mark ‘New Perspectives – New Concepts’ in bringing Chinese writing and publishing to the world. The Market Focus programme aims to strengthen cultural and business relations, educate the global publishing community about Chinese literature and contemporary Chinese authors, and help Chinese publishers to promote their books and literature to an international audience via the fair. The cultural programme detailed in these pages will showcase the Chinese writers visiting The London Book Fair through seminars, readings and events in and around the fair. These provide the opportunity for this new generation of Chinese writers to discuss topics of relevance in front of an international literary audience and to meet their international peers. Furthermore it offers the exposure for rights and export sales from the international publishing community. The professional programme running concurrently at the fair will offer educational opportunities for those interested in learning about different aspects of the Chinese publishing industry. Details of the programme and the participating Chinese publishers are also included in this brochure. With the largest publishing output in the world by volume and a dynamic collection of Chinese writers ready to share their work with an international audience, now could not be a better time to look at the business, cultural and collaborative opportunities presented by the China Market Focus 2012, China – New Perspectives – New Concepts. We look forward to welcoming you to the programme. Alistair Burtenshaw Susie Nicklin Liu Binjie Group Exhibition Director Director Literature Chairman The London Book Fair British Council Chinese Organising Committee04 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Cultural Programme VenueThis year the bulk of the Cultural Programme at The London Book Fair will takeplace in the Whitehall Room. This is located at the back of Earls Court 2, on the firstfloor mezzanine, as shown in the maps below. We look forward to seeing you there. Overall floor plan for Earls Court Level one room layout China Market Focus Programme 2012 05
  • Cultural Programme The London Book Fair, Earls Court Monday 16 April Modern Chinese Masters 11.30 – 12.30 Whitehall Room Speakers: Annie Baby, Li Er Chair: Harvey Thomlinson Join us for the launch of two new books in translation by Annie Baby and Li Er, together with their translators and publisher Harvey Thomlinson. 13.00 – 14.00 From Page to Screen Whitehall Room Speakers: Yan Geling, Xiaolu Guo, Owen Sheers, Han Dong Chair: Megan Walsh Four writers who have celebrated success both on page and on screen discuss the particular challenges and rewards of being a writer of fiction as well as a screenwriter. 16.00 – 17.00 A Female Perspective Whitehall Room Speakers: Tie Ning, Bi Feiyu Chair: Rachel Holmes Two celebrated writers, one male, one female, discuss the process of creating female characters who reflect the lives of Chinese women in the recent past. Tuesday 17 April Publishing Chinese Authors in the UK 10.00 – 11.00 Literary Translation Centre, EC2, LBF Speakers: Marysia Juszczakiewicz, Julia Lovell, Ra Page Chair: Ellah Allfrey Reflecting this years London Book Fair China Market Focus, Marysia Juszczakiewicz, founder of the Peony Literary Agency based in Hong Kong, translator, author and lecturer at Birkbeck Julia Lovell and Ra Page, founder and Managing Editor of Comma Press, share with Grantas Deputy Editor Ellah Allfrey their experiences of bringing contemporary Chinese literature to the UK and discuss the future of translated Chinese fiction in British publishing. 11.00 – 12.00 Science Fiction Whitehall Room Speakers: A Lai, Liu Cixin, Jonathan Clements Chair: John Clute John Clute, science fiction writer and editor of The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction, discusses the genre with fellow co-editor Jonathan Clements, A Lai, former editor of Science Fiction World, and acclaimed science fiction writer Liu Cixin.06 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • 12.30 – 13.30 Ancient Myths in Contemporary Fiction Whitehall Room Speakers: A Lai, Tsering Norbu Chair: Maya Jaggi A Lai and Tsering Norbu explore why ancient myths fascinate us until today and how these timeless stories can be brought into the 21st century.14.00 – 15.00 Writing for a Digital World Whitehall Room Speakers: Annie Baby, A Yi, Canaan Morse, Naomi Alderman Chair: Rebecca Swift Annie Baby and A Yi achieved initial success through posting their work online, rather than through print publishing. They consider the effect the digital world has on contemporary literature and the opportunities it presents to writers globally together with translator Canaan Morse and novelist and digital expert Naomi Alderman.14.00 – 15.30 New Perspectives in Chinese & British Literature Hampton Room Speakers: Tie Ning, Liu Zhenyun, Louise Doughty, Mo Yan, A Lai, Jill Dawson Chair: Julia Lovell Join some of the most celebrated Chinese and British writers as they talk about their work and what it means to be a writer in China and the UK.15.30 – 16.30 Chinese Children’s Literature Whitehall Room Speakers: Yang Hongying Chair: Nicolette Jones British readers are all too aware of the British superstars in childrens literature, such as J.K. Rowling, Michael Morpurgo or Julia Donaldson. In an attempt to find out more about the world of Chinese childrens literature, one of Chinas most popular authors in this genre joins us to discuss her writing.17.00 – 18.00 The Art of Publishing Literary Magazines Whitehall Room Speakers: A Lai, Li Jingze, Eric Abrahamsen, Ou Ning Chair: John Freeman New literary magazines, be it online or in print, are being launched almost on a daily basis in China. Former editor A Lai, Chutzpah! editor Ou Ning and literary critic Li Jingze and translator Eric Abrahamsen, both from Pathlight magazine, share their views on why this format is experiencing such a surge in popularity. China Market Focus Programme 2012 07
  • Wednesday 18 April Contemporary Chinese Poetry 10.00 – 11.00 Whitehall Room Speakers: Han Dong, Xi Chuan, Pascale Petit Chair: Michel Hockx Contemporary Chinese poetry is constantly evolving, drawing both on the ancient and rich poetic tradition in China as well as on influences from around the world. Xi Chuan and Han Dong, two of China’s most celebrated contemporary poets, read from their work with fellow poet Pascale Petit and reflect on this evocative and thought- provoking genre. 11.30 – 12.30 Urban Landscapes Speakers: Liu Zhenyun, Xu Zechen, Sheng Keyi Chair: Richard Lea The ever growing urban landscapes in modern China are changing the traditional way of life irrevocably. The challenges posed to many Chinese today of living in these enormous cities forms the focus of much of Liu Zhenyun’s, Xu Zechen’s and Sheng Keyi’s work. 14.00 – 15.00 Contemporary China on the Page Speakers: Chi Zijian, Xinran, Feng Tang Chair: Rachel Holmes Chinese society has been undergoing monumental changes and is constantly evolving under the influence of China’s changing status in the world. Chi Zijian, Feng Tang and fellow author Xinran discuss how contemporary literature is reflecting these transformations and the effect they have on the life of Chinese people today. 15.30 – 16.30 Rural China Speakers: Li Er, Mo Yan, Lu Jiande Chair: Julia Lovell Amidst rapid urbanization, the rural setting in contemporary fiction has acquired new meaning in China. Authors Mo Yan and Li Er debate with literature expert Lu Jiande the role of life outside the city in contemporary fiction, forming the background to explorations of tradition and change.08 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Events in LondonSunday 15 April The New Superpowers16.00 Weston Roof Pavilion at Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8XX Speakers: Feng Tang, Neel Mukherjee Chair: Maya Jaggi Neel Mukherjee and Feng Tang discuss the role of the writer in India and China respectively, as the two countries emerge as the new global superpowers for 21 century. Feng Tang divides his time between Hong Kong, Beijing and travelling internationally. His books show his sharp wit and are written in the brazen, colloquial language and school-yard slang of the new urban youth. Neel Mukherjee’s debut novel A Life Apart tells the story of Ritwik’s flight from the squalor of Calcutta to urban London. Here he meets the 86 year-old Anne Cameron, and two lives from opposite ends of the 20 century are brought together. Tickets: £10, booking line: 0844 847 9910, or visit www.southbankcentre.co.ukMonday 16 April Changing China18.45 Asia House, 63 New Cavendish Street, London, W1G 7LP Speakers: Chi Zijian, Chiew-Siah Tei Chair: Isabel Hilton In a rapidly changing China, traditional ways of life are threatened by modernisation. Two debut authors whose novels are built on these conflicts will talk about the struggles of individuals and families as the world changes around them, with the editor of chinadialogue.net, Isabel Hilton. Tickets: Booking 020 7307 5454, or email enquiries@asiahouse.co.uk19.00 Jade Ladder London Review Bookshop, 14 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JL Speakers: Xi Chuan, Yang Lian, W N Herbert Poets Xi Chuan, one of the most influential voices in contemporary Chinese poetry, and Yang Lian and W N Herbert, the editors of Jade Ladder (Bloodaxe), a new anthology showing the work of Chinese poets today to be among the most exciting experiments in world poetry, will read and talk about their work. Tickets: £7, Booking line 020 726 9030, or visit www.lrbshop.co.uk/events China Market Focus Programme 2012 09
  • Wednesday 18 April Shi Cheng: City Stories from China 18.30 The British Library Conference Centre, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB Speakers: Han Dong, Xu Zechen, Nicky Harman, Julia Lovell Chair: Philip Dodd Both China’s contemporary literature and its urban cultures are vast and incomparably diverse, yet little known in the West. At this event launching a Comma Press anthology of newly translated stories, some of the most exciting young authors working in China meet leading experts from the UK to explore the riches and tensions of these worlds. Tickets: £7.50 (£5 conc), booking line 01937 546546, or visit boxoffice.bl.uk 19.00 An evening with A Lai Room G3, School of Oriental & African Studies, College Buildings, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG Speakers: A Lai Chair: Nathan Hill Part of the SOAS Circle of Tibetan & Himalayan Studies series. Thursday 19 April Sheng Keyi and Ross Raisin in conversation 18.30 Gallery at Foyles, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2A 0EB Speakers: Sheng Keyi, Ross Raisin Chair: Richard Lea Sheng Keyi’s first novel Northern Girls explores the difficulties faced by women moving from the countryside in the hope of finding work in China’s growing cities. Join us tonight as she discusses how her own experiences helped her create such a resonant account with Ross Raisin, award-winning author of God’s Own Country and Waterline. Tickets: Free, e-mail events@foyles.co.uk to reserve a place 19.00 An evening with Mo Yan Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), Lower Ground Floor, School of Oriental & African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG Speakers: Mo Yan Chair: Michel Hockx Organised by the SOAS London Confucius Centre and Centre of Chinese Studies Tickets: Free, but registration is required by telephone 020 7898 4892/3, or email centres@soas.ac.uk10 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Events in the UKThursday 19 April Contemporary Chinese Writers in Edinburgh18.00 Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh, Abden House, 1 Marchhall Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 5HP Chair: Alan Bissett Speakers: Annie Baby, Xu Zechen In a first for Scotland, Xu Zechen, leading editor and novelist, and Annie Baby, online literary sensation, will be in conversation with Alan Bissett. Both nations, vast and small, have experienced their own forms of profound social and economic change – how do writers from each culture reflect this? Tickets: £5 (includes drinks reception after event) booking line 0131 662 2180 or visit www.confuciusinstitute.ac.uk/19.00 Shi Cheng: City Stories from China –Manchester Launch The International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester, M1 5BY Speakers: Han Dong, Nicky Harman To mark the publication of Commas new city-themed fiction project Manchester is delighted to host an evening with a key figure in contemporary Chinese literature. Han Dong is well-known as one of Chinas most important avant-garde poets, and is becoming increasingly influential as an essayist, short story writer and novelist. He is in conversation with his translator, Nicky Harman. Supported by the Confucius Centre and University of Manchester. Tickets: Free19.00 Jade Ladder Anthology Launch Culture Lab, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU Speakers: Xi Chuan, Yang Lian, W N Herbert, Brian Holton Yang Lian & Xi Chuan, two of China’s most prominent poets, join Yang Lian’s co-editor, W N Herbert, and anthology editor & translator, Brian Holton, to launch Jade Ladder. This anthology shows authoritatively the diversity of contemporary Chinese poetry, in the most comprehensive single volume guide to what is happening now in a culture of undeniable global significance. Tickets: £6/£4 (conc)/£2 (Newcastle University students) online at webstore.ncl.ac.uk, or contact Melanie Birch 0191 222 7619Sunday 22 April Opening Up the East15.00 Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford CV37 6QW Speakers: Mo Yan, Lu Jiande The Stratford Literary Festival hosts a unique discussion with two of the most notable writers in China today. They discuss their work, China in the 21st century and how cultural life differs from that in the West Tickets: £12 with tea (£1 off for over 60s and under 16s), booking line 01789 207100 or visit www.civichall.co.uk China Market Focus Programme 2012 11
  • Professional Programme 1 China and Europe Publishing Forum Monday 16th April Growth, Co-operation, and Development in 14.30 – 17.15 International Publishing There has been a long history of co-operation between China Location and Europe in the copyright trade and in publishing, which Earls Court Exhibition goes back to the 1980s. The Chinese Publishing industry Centre, Conference has achieved record growth as a result of modernization Room 1 and consolidation in the past few years and the Chinese Government is now promoting the outward expansion of Sponsors the Chinese publishing industry. Publishing in the United General Administration Kingdom has played a key part in the international expansion of Press and of creative industries, especially in the context of the global Publication of China use of the English Language. China’s engagement in the and The London international book trade and the growing use of the Chinese Book Fair Language will create new challenges and opportunities for all international publishers as the rapid digitalization of the Organisers industry continues. These factors set the stage for the China China National Market Focus China Country of Honour Programme at London Publications Import Book Fair 2012, and the China Europe International Publishing & Export (Group) Forum will consider these issues in a European Context. Corporation and The London Book Fair Invited Speakers Language Co-Chairs Chinese and English Li Pengyi, President of China Education Publishing and (Simultaneous Media Group Interpretation) Chris Paterson, China Publishing Consultant to The London Book Fair No pre-registration required Keynote speakers Ed Vaizey, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Communications, Culture & the Creative Industries Liu Binjie, Minister of GAPP of China Speakers Tan Yue, President of China Publishing Group Victoria Barnsley, Chief Executive of HarperCollins Li Pengyi, President of China Education Publishing and Media Group John Fallon, CEO of Pearson International Education Chen Haiyan, Chairman of Phoenix Publishing Group Nigel Newton, CEO of Bloomsbury Publishing Plc. Lord Powell of Bayswater, former President of the China Britain Business Council12 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • 2 China-UK Digital ForumTuesday 17 April New trends and new products in digital publishing09.30 – 12.15 in China and UK Digitalisation has been the major challenge and opportunityLocation facing traditional publishers in China and the United KingdomThames Room, Earls for the past five years. We are now entering a new phase inCourt Exhibition which publishers have embraced the new technologies inCentre educational, scientific, and general publishing and are not only reproducing print content in digital form, but creatingSponsors stand-alone titles in digital formats for the new media. InGeneral Administration this seminar publishers will share evolving business modelsof Press and and show innovative new digital releases which show howPublication of China publishers are approaching their new markets.and The LondonBook Fair This forum comprises two parts. Part 1 will consist of a China and UK keynote speech by a major industry figure, and in PartOrganisers 2 three presenters from each country will be invited to makeChina National introduce digital developments in the industry and in theirPublications Import company followed by a screen based showcase of a leading& Export (Group) product.Corporation and TheLondon Book Fair Invited SpeakersLanguage Co-ChairsChinese and English Richard Mollet, Chief Executive of the Publishers(Simultaneous AssociationInterpretation) Li Pengyi, President of China Education Publishing and Media Group Keynote Speakers Liu Binjie, Minister of GAPP of China Rod Bristow, President of the Publishers Association Speakers Chen Xin, President of Shanghai Century Publishing Group Steven Inchcoombe, MD, Nature Publishing Group Wang Mingliang, GM, Tongfang Network Technology Co. Ian Hudson, Deputy CEO of Random House Ho Feipeng, President of Taiwan Cite Publishing Ltd Fionnuala Duggan, MD of International CourseSmart China Market Focus Programme 2012 13
  • 3 CLT and ELT Publishing Dialogue Tuesday 17 April Synergies and Differences between CLT (Chinese 14.00 – 17.00 Language Teaching) and ELT (English Language Teaching) Publishing Location Just as English Language Teaching publishing was the forerunner Thames Room, Earls of international publishers’ presence in the Chinese publishing Court Exhibition market, Chinese Language Teaching publishing has the potential Centre to open doors for Chinese publishers in today’s international markets. Just as the teaching of English as an established global Sponsors language was a priority for Chinese education, the teaching General Administration of Chinese will grow from its existing base in tandem with the of Press and growth and globalization of the Chinese economy. The number of Publication of China students enrolled in Chinese Language classes at the worldwide and The London Confucius Institutes is increasing by almost 40% every year. Book Fair Chinese Language Teaching will become an important market for International and Chinese publishers alike. This seminar is to Organisers discuss areas in which ELT and CLT publishing businesses can China National learn from each other, and areas in which they may continue Publications Import to differ. These issues are key to the future development of the & Export (Group) international publishing market and the seminar will invite experts Corporation and The from the CLT and ELT publishing fields to share their experiences London Book Fair and comment on what the future may hold in key developments in the international market place. Language Chinese and English (Simultaneous Invited Speakers Interpretation) Co-Chairs Madam Xu Lin, State Counsellor and Director-General of Hanban Dr Catherine Walter, Chairperson of the ELT Advisory Board, British Council Keynote Speakers Wu Shulin, Vice Minister of GAPP of China Martin Davidson, CEO, The British Council Speakers Li Pengyi, President of China Education Publishing and Media Group Stephen Bourne, CEO of Cambridge University Press Qi Dexiang, President of Beijing Language and Culture University Press Peter Marshall, MD, ELT Division, Oxford University Press Yu Dianli, President of Commercial Press of CPG Bill Anderson, MD, Global ELT Publishing, Pearson Education Cai Jianfeng, President of Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press Dennis Hogan, Executive Director, National Geographic Learning14 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • 4 Professional Publishing Forum: Cooperation and Win-winWednesday 18 April China/UK Publishing Partnerships and International09.30 – 12.20 Publishing Copyright trade and co-publishing are the main modesLocation of international co-operation for professional publishers.Thames Room, Earls China and UK have long been cooperating in the publishingCourt Exhibition industry with lots of books introduced both ways. The firstCentre part of this forum will invite professional publishers to share their experiences and provide solutions through the caseSponsors studies of their successful cooperation and partnership inGeneral Administration pairs. During the second part of the forum the publishers willof Press and discuss wider cooperation in international publishing tradePublication of China and investment.and The LondonBook Fair Invited SpeakersOrganisers Co-ChairsChina National Yu Chunchi, Vice President of China Education PublishingPublications Import and Media Group& Export (Group) Nigel Portwood, CEO, Oxford University Press, for Part 1Corporation and The Chris Paterson, China Publishing Consultant to The LondonLondon Book Fair Book Fair, for Part 2Language Keynote speakersChinese and English Wu Shulin, Vice Minister of GAPP(Simultaneous Lord Green of Hustpierpoint, Minister of State for TradeInterpretation) and Investment Part 1: Investment partnerships in China Hachette Phoenix JV Arnaud Nourry, CEO of Hachette Livre Chen Haiyan, Chairman of Phoenix Publishing and Media Group Macmillan and FLTRP joint publishing Simon Allen, CEO, Macmillan Education Cai Jianfeng, President, Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press Part 2: Co-operation in International Publishing Trade and Investment Tan Yue, President, CPG Nigel Portwood, CEO Oxford University Press He Yaomin, President, China Renmin University Press Stephen Bourne, CEO, CUP China Market Focus Programme 2012 15
  • Chinese Organising Committee events at The London Book Fair Monday 16 April Cultural Heritage and Communication 12.30 – 13.30 Chinese Pavilion, Earls Court 2 Speakers: Wang Meng, Margaret Drabble 14.05 – 15.50 Pathlight: Enlightenment of Contemporary Chinese Literature Piccadilly Room, Earls Court 1 Speakers: Li Jingze, Mo Yan, Liu Zhenyun, Li Er, Qiu Huadong, Xi Chuan, Liu Xinglong, Eric Abrahamsen To discuss the approaches to introduce contemporary Chinese literature to the world through translation and the function of translation in the process 14.30 – 15.00 Yang Honying Pictorial Building Character Series Richmond Room, Earls Court 1 Speaker: Yang Hongying 16.00 – 16.45 Chinese Children’s Literature, Inspiring the World Piccadilly Room, Earls Court 1 Speakers: Shen Shixi, Wu Meizhen; Frank Knau PTP & Egmont Group present 24 Childrens titles in 8 languages, whilst Launching two new works: 3 Titles of An Unusual Princess Series by Wu Meizhen and The Red Jackal by Shen Shixi Tuesday 17 April Foreign Editions Exhibition of Confucius from the 9.30 – 10.30 Heart Chinese Pavilion, Earls Court 2 Speakers: Yu Dan Confucius from the Heart has been published in 17 languages, 22 editions, including the hardcover, paperback, clubs, MP3 radio, as well as electronic editions, spreading Chinese traditional culture to a greater audience. 10.30 – 11.30 The Growth and Developing Direction of Chinese Post-1970s and Post-1980s Writers Under the Influence of World Literature Hampton Room, Earls Court 2 Speakers: Jiang Nan, Zhang Yueran Chair: Bai Ye To discuss the writing characteristics, quality, advantages, disadvantages and space of growth of the new generation of Chinese authors. The discussion will involve the elements of the growth route of post-70s and post-80s Chinese authors, the influence caused by the crossover of traditional Chinese background and world literature after the opening in late 1980s plus their personal and their peers growth in writing career.16 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • 14.00 – 15.30 New Perspectives in Chinese and British Literature Hampton Room, Earls Court 2 Speakers: Tie Ning, Liu Zhenyun, and Louise Doughty, Mo Yan, A Lai and Jill Dawson Chair: Julia Lovell Join some of the most celebrated Chinese and British writers as they talk about their work and what it means to be a writer in China and the UK. 15.00 – 15.45 Literary Character in the New Media Age Piccadilly Room, Earls Court 1 Speakers: Bai Ye, Liu Xinglong Chair: Bai Zhigang Bai Ye, a well-known critic, and Liu Xinglong, a famous writer, will talk about the relation between literary character and the writer; the challenges that a literary character is confronted with in the modern age; literary character; and literary education 16.30 – 18.00 Dialogue on the Publishing of Literature Books Hampton Room, Earls Court 2 Speakers: Chi Zijian, Bi Feiyu, Richard Francis This dialogue focuses on how to maintain national individuality and integrity in the context of globalisation and digitalisation, and how literature creation continues to play its role in promoting human civilisation in a new era of overall dialogues between cultures across the world.Wednesday 18 April The Impact of Internet Media on Literature and9.30 – 10.30 Writing Piccadilly Room, Earls Court 1 Speakers: Xu Kun, Tong Muisiu Chair: Liu Xinglong New broadcasting media represented by television, movies, and the internet have great impact on literary development. Its features, such as imagination, promulgation, and commercialisation, have cut down the power of classic literature, whilst simultaneously making a new turning point for literary creation. Chinese writers will talk about the impact of internet media on literature and writing. China Market Focus Programme 2012 17
  • 11.00 – 12.00 Publishing and Literature Dialogue Chinese Pavilion, Earls Court 2 Speakers: Mo Yan, Marina Lewycka Both enjoying a long history of literature, China and Britain are homes to classical books and great writers. Today they also have prominent writers and works of contemporary literature. The dialogue between representative Chinese and British writers, one from each side, will touch on the trans- boundary and diverse appeals of a world of literature and the charm of literature of the world. 13.00 – 14.00 My Road to Literature Chinese Pavilion, Earls Court 2 Speakers: Lan Pochou, Choi Yickwai Chair: Liu Xianping Writers from Hong Kong and Taiwan will share their stories on the literature road with the audience.18 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Authors A Lai A Yi Annie Baby Bai Ye Bi Feiyu Choi Yickwai Chi Zijian Feng Tang Guo Xiaolu Han Dong Jiang Nan Lan Pochou Li Er Li Jingze Liu Cixin Liu Xinglong Liu Zhenyun Mo Yan Qiu Huadong Sheng Keyi Shen Shixi Tie Ning Tong Muisiu Tsering Norbu Wang Meng Xi Chuan Xu Kun Xu Zechen Yan Geling Yang Hongying Yu Dan Zhang Yueran China Market Focus Programme 2012 19
  • A Lai 阿来Recent published titles One of China’s few famous Tibetan writers, A Lai started his literary career in the 1980’s as a poet. In the decade thatRed Poppies / 尘埃落定 followed he worked as an editor at the literary magazineThe Empty Mountain / 空山 Grasslands and later as Director of Science Fiction World,A Treasured Sword / 宝刀 which became the largest-circulating science fiction magazine in the world. His first well-received work afterPublished titles in English switching to fiction was the novel Settling Dust (1998), whichKing Gesar narrates the rise and fall of a Tibetan family in times ofTibetan Souls (2011) modernization. It was translated as Red Poppies and madeRed Poppies (2002) into an award winning film.Literary award received A Lai didn’t publish anything more substantial until Empty Mountain, a collection of six interconnected short stories,Dangdai Literary Prize 2009 in 2005. His newest novel, King Gesar, is a retelling of aMao Dun Literary Award in 1998 & 2000 popular Tibetan myth that was commissioned as part of theEthnic Minority Literature Award 1989 Canongate “Myth Series” (it is due to be published in the UK in the near future). He taps deeply into a mythic interpretationAssociated publisher of Tibetan history and culture, and his best-selling works areWriters Publishing House those that have leaned on legendary narratives.Shanghai Dongfang Publishing CentreCanongate (UK)MerwinAsia (USA) Programmed events Science Fiction in China 17 April, 11.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF Ancient Myths in Contemporary Fiction 17 April, 12.30, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF New Perspectives in Chinese and British Literature 17 April, 14.00, Hampton Room, EC2, LBF The Art of Publishing Literary Magazines 17 April, 17.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF An evening with Ah Lai 18 April, 19.00, Room G3, School of Oriental & African Studies, College Buildings, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG20 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • A Yi 阿乙Recent published titles Born in 1976, A Yi worked as a police officer, secretary and editor before settling down at the age of 32 to theGrey Stories / 灰故事 fiction he always knew he would write. After a brief stint onThe Bird Saw Me / 鸟看见我了 the editorial board of Chutzpah, a new literary magazineCat and Mouse / 猫与鼠 featuring work by younger and edgier writers, he moved toWhat Should I Do Next / 下面,我该 the Xiron publishing company, where he works as an editor干点什么 of the "Iron Gourd" literary-fiction imprint. Although he has been posting short stories and commentary on his blogAssociated publisher since the beginning of 2004, A Yi did not appear in printCulture and Art Publishing House until four years later when his first collection of short prose, Grey Stories, was published.Agent A Yi’s stubborn dedication to his art has meant his slowlyPeony Literary Agency growing prominence has depended on the support of non- mainstream media and literary figures who have spotted his talent. Although hailed by opinion leaders and writers such as Bei Dao, Luo Yonghao and Li Jingze, A Yis reputation has not yet spread to a wider reading public in China. Programmed events Writing for the Digital World 17 April, 14.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 21
  • Annie Baby 安妮宝贝Recent published titles Having worked for IT companies, advertising agencies and publishers, Annie Baby began publishing short stories onlineGoodbye Vivien / 告别薇安 in 1998, when she was twenty-four, becoming one of China’sAugust is Passing / 八月未央 first internet literary sensations. Within a medium bestLotus / 彼岸花 understood by adolescent and twenty-something urbanites like herself, she wrote about them and their lives – theirPublished titles in English worries, loneliness and disorientation in particular.The Road of Others (2012) Annie Baby quickly became a household name among theAssociated publisher Chinese youth and her first printed book, the short storyMake Do Studios (Hong Kong, collection Goodbye, Vivian, sold half a million copies. She’s been a commercial success ever since, with her latest novelEnglish version) Lotus topping the domestic bestseller lists for months.Agent She writes in a broken, ultra-simplified, seemingly distractedPeony Literary Agency style that has become characteristic of online prose worldwide. Her narratives tend to explore the relationships between interior spirituality and exterior reality, and she has begun to incorporate other art forms combining photography and music with her prose. Programmed events Modern Chinese Masters 16 April, 11.30, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF Writing for the Digital World 17 April, 14.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF Contemporary Writers in Edinburgh 19 April, 18.00, Confucius Centre for Scotland, Abden House, Edinburgh EH16 5HP22 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Bai Ye 白烨Recent published titles Bai Ye has been publishing his works since 1977 and joined the Chinese Writers Association in 1984. He has since beenNew Literary Fashions & Fresh an influential literary critic, publishing major works on literaryWriters / 文学新潮与文学新人 criticism and editing significant anthologies of work, as well20 Years of Literary Debate / as helping to launch careers of writers like Wang Lili.文学论争20年The Changing View of Literary His criticism became publicly renowned in 2006 after heConcepts / 文学观念的新变 wrote a blog post entitled Status and Future of the Post-80s Generation, attacking the writing of authors born betweenLiterary award received 1980-89. The hugely popular and often controversial young2nd Excellent Achievement Award of writer & blogger Han Han responded to this, sparking a war of words which became know as the “Han-Bai Controversy”.Modern Chinese Literature Bai holds important positions in the official literary institution, namely executive vice president of China Modern Literature Institute, and director of Chinese Literature Theories Association. He is also a professor at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Programmed events The growth and developing direction of Chinese post-1970s and post-1980s writers under the influence of World literature 17 April, 10.30 – 11.30, Hampton Room, EC2, LBF Literary Character in the New Media Age 17 April, 15.00 – 15.45, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 23
  • Bi Feiyu 毕飞宇Recent published titles Bi Feiyu was born in 1964 in Jiangsu province and lives now in Nanjing. He co-wrote the script for Zhang Yimou’sMassage / 推拿 Shanghai Triad (shortlisted for a Golden Globe) and hasBreast-Feeding Period of a Woman / won the Lu Xun Prize for Literature twice, and the Mao哺乳期的女人 Dun prize for his latest novel, whilst two of his novels haveThe Moon Opera / 青衣 been translated in English. Though he spent six years as aThree Sisters / 玉米 journalist at Nanjing Daily, he only contributed 6,000 words during his entire tenure there because, as he claimed,Published titles in English he had a ‘nasty editor who didn’t appreciate his writing’.Three Sisters (2010) This is not an opinion shared by the international literary community however, as Bi was awarded the Man AsianLiterary award received Literary prize in 2010 for Three Sisters.Man Asian Literature Prize in 2010 Bi constructs well-rounded characters and is often calledMao Dun literature Prize in 2011 China’s best male writer on the female psyche, shown by theLu Xun Prize for Literature 1995, 2004 main character of The Moon Opera, Xiao Yanqiu. His ability to reproduce colloquial language in print and his interest inAssociated publisher “commonplace” characters means that his work presents aPeople’s Literature Publishing House wealth of truly relevant human detail to the reader.Telegram Books (UK)Houghton Mifflin (USA) Programmed eventsAgent A Female Perspective 16 April, 16.00, Whitehall Room,Andrew Nurnberg Associates EC2, LBF Bi Feiyu – The London Book Fair Author of the Day 17 April Dialogue on the Publishing of Literature Books 17 April, 16.30, Hampton Room, EC2, LBF24 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Choi Yickwai 蔡益怀Recent published titles Choi Yickwai (the pseudonym of Nan Shan) was born in the city of Shishi, Fujian Province, in 1962; grew up inL’Amour in the Past / 前尘风月 Sichuan Province; and gained a PhD in literature from JinanEmotional / Net情网 University. In the 1980s he migrated to Hong Kong where heAway with the Wind / 随风而逝 is now a literary critic and a contemporary writer.Associated publisher As well as writing collections of short stories and publishingWriters Association of Hong Kong collections of his critical essays, Choi holds important positions in the literary community. Whilst having the roles of deputy chief editor of Hong Kong Writers and the literary examiner of the Hong Kong Arts Development Council, he is the deputy president of the Federation of Hong Kong Writers and as such had the honour of addressing the 2011 congress of the Chinese Writers Association. Programmed events My Road to Literature 18 April, 13.00 – 14.00, Chinese Pavilion, Stand U505,EC2, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 25
  • Chi Zijian 迟子建Recent published titles Chi Zijian was born in 1965 on the night of the Lantern Festival in Mohe, near the Russian border. She began writingUnder the Tree / 树下 in 1983, when still a junior in college. Her work tends toSunny over the Cloud / 越过云层的晴朗 focus on the lives of everyday people in and around herSnow & Raven / 白雪乌鸦 home province of Heilongjiang. Her compassion for those living in poverty and desperation is deeply moving to herPublished titles in English domestic audience and has cemented her reputation as oneA Flock in the Wilderness (2005) of China’s best-loved contemporary writers. Chi’s novella,The Right Bank of the Argun (2013) Snow and Raven, brings out her keen understanding of human nature and her aptitude for satirical humour; it wonLiterary award received the 2010 Dangdai Best Novel of the Year Award. She has also won the Lu Xun literary award three times and the MaoDangdai Best Novel of the Year 2010 Dun prize. The English translation of her novel Right Bank ofMao Dun Literature Prize 2008 the Argun is set to be published by Harvill Secker in 2013.Lu Xun Literature Prize 1998Associated publisher Programmed eventsPeoples Literature Publishing HouseBeijing October Arts and Literature Changing China 16 April, 18.45, Asia House,Publishing House 63 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7LPForeign Language Press Contemporary China on the PageHarvill Secker (UK) 18 April, 14.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF Dialogue on the Publishing of Literature BooksAgent 17 April, 16.30, Hampton Room, EC2, LBFGray Tan, The Grayhawk Agency26 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Feng Tang 冯唐Recent published titles The consummate chronicler of youth in Beijing, Feng Tang is the author of a series of novels deeply evocative of growingHow to Become a Freak / up in the Chinese capital during the 1990s. His main trilogy如何成为一个怪物 of semi-autobiographical novels (Happiness, written whenFeng Tang: 100 Poems / 冯唐诗百首 the author was just 18 years old, Everything Grows and GiveGive me Girl at 18 / Me a Girl at 18) evoke the experience of youth and growth十八岁给我一个姑娘 with lyric accuracy.Oneness / 不二 His most recent book is an abrupt departure from hisLiterary award received earlier themes. Set in the Tang dynasty, Oneness deploys aFirst prize of Top 20 Future Masters 2011 classical style harking back to the traditional racy novels of imperial China, to tell the story of Buddhist monks and nunsFengshang Weekly Writer of the Year 2010 achieving enlightenment through unorthodox means.People’s Literature Young Writers Prize2005 Feng Tang studied medicine at university, following that with a degree in business, lived in Hong Kong and has worked forAssociated publisher major businesses in addition to his writing.Cosmos Books (Hong Kong)New Stars PressHunan People’s Publishing House Programmed eventsAgent The New Superpowers 15 April, 16.00, Weston Roof Pavilion at Royal Festival Hall, South Bank Centre, BelvedereLu Jinbo (Mainland China) Road, London SE1 8XXYan Chungou (Hong Kong) Contemporary China on the Page 18 April, 14.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 27
  • Guo Xiaolu 郭小櫓Published titles in English Guo Xiaolu was born in a fishing village in the south of China. She studied film at the Beijing Film Academy and published sixLovers in the Age of Indifference (2010) books in China before moving to London in 2002. A ConciseUFO in Her Eyes (2009) Chinese-English Dictionary For Lovers was shortlisted for the20 Fragments of Ravenous Youth (2008) Orange Prize for Fiction, and 20 Fragments of a Ravenous Youth was long listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize. TheAssociated publisher English translation of Village of Stone was shortlisted for theChatto & Windus (UK) Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and nominated for theShanghai Literature & Art Publishing IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.House UFO In Her Eyes, Xiaolu’s 2009 novel has been made intoAgent feature film with German and French production, directed by Xiaolu. Her 2009 film She, a Chinese was awarded the ‘GoldenJanklow & Nesbit (UK) Leopard’ award at the Locarno Film Festival, along with the ‘Montblanc Scriptwriting Award’ at the Hamburg Film Festival.Photo: PH Ciompi Programmed events From Page to Screen 16 April, 13.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF28 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Han Dong 韩东Recent published titles Han Dong’s parents were sent down to the countryside during the Cultural Revolution and took him with them. After theMe and You / 我和你 Revolution ended he taught Western Philosophy at a smallBanished! / 扎根 college for some years, before becoming a full-time writer.People Will Talk / 夜行人 Han Dong has been well-known since the 1980s as onePublished titles in English of China’s most important avant-garde poets and is nowA Phone Call from Dalian: Selected Poems increasingly influential as an essayist, short story writer(2012) and novelist. He advocates free writing and opposes the‘This Moron is Dead’ in Shi Cheng: City wholesale commercialisation of contemporary literature, andStories from China (2012) although his deceptively simple, subtle style of writing has acquired a cult following among young Chinese writers andBanished! (2009) readers, hes still more of a critical than a popular success.Literary award received A prolific writer, Han’s works include collections of poetry,Chinese Language Media Novel Prize essays, short stories, novellas, and four full-length novels.in 2003 Banished! won the independent Chinese Language MediaMan Asian Literary Prize in 2008 – longlist Novel Prize in 2003, and was long-listed for the Man Asian Literary Prize when translated.Associated publisherGuangdong Flower City Publishing HouseComma Press (UK) Programmed eventsZephyr Press (USA) From Page to Screen 16 April, 13.00; Whitehall Room, EC2, LBFAgent Contemporary Chinese Poetry 18 April, 10.00, WhitehallForeign language rights with the author Room, EC2, LBF Shi Cheng: City Stories from China launch 18 April, 18.30, Conference Centre, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DB Shi Cheng: City Stories from China – Manchester Launch 19 April, 19.00, International Anthony Burgess Foundation, Engine House, Chorlton Mill, 3 Cambridge Street, Manchester M1 5BY China Market Focus Programme 2012 29
  • Jiang Nan 江南Published titles in English Jiang Nan is a representative writer of youth literature and net literature. He graduated from the Department of Chemistry,Once Upon a Time in Shanghai Peking University and received his Master’s Degree at CollegeThe Soul of Leopard of Arts and Sciences, University of Washington. The circulationThe Dragon Raja II of his first novel Young Men in This World was 400,000 copies. His other representative works include Emperor Guangming, Cocoon, Records of Misty Ancient China, Stories of Ancient China, Shanghai Fortress and Young Men in This World. His works are mainly concerned with youth literature and science fiction and fantasy fiction, and the circulation of many of his novels is over 1,000,000. Programmed events The Growth and Developing Direction of Chinese Post- 1970s and Post-1980s Writers Under the Influence of World Literature 17 April, 10.30, Hampton Room, EC2, LBF30 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Lan Pochou 蓝博州Recent published titles Lan Pochou (China-Taiwan, 1960- ), fiction writer and literary reportage specialist. Born in Miaoli, Taiwan, Lan beganThe Vine Entwining the Tree publishing short stories in 1983. After graduating in 1984The Birth of a Young Writer from the Department of French, Fu Jen Catholic University,In Search of the Obliterated History he joined the literary reportage team of the Renjianand People of Taiwan Magazine in early 1987 and began engaging in research, writing, and investigation on the history of the people inLiterary award received Taiwan. He has served as editor and reporter for magazinesJury Award for Fiction including The South and Renjian, columnist for Liberty Times,China Times Literary Award politics and economics researcher for The Independence Morning Post, editor-in-chief for the Chinese version of the colonial publication A History of Social Movements in Taiwan (1939) and A History of the People in Taiwan by China Times Publishing. He was the producer of the T.V.B.S programme Remembering Taiwan, and the editorial consultant of Biographies. He has won the Jury Award for Fiction and the China Times Literary Award. His novel Song of the Veiled Carriage was nominated for the Hung Hsing-fu Award for Fiction. Programmed events My Road to Literature 18 April, 13.00, Chinese Pavilion Stand, U505, EC2, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 31
  • Li Er 李洱Recent published titles Novelist and short story writer Li Er was born in 1966 in Henan Province. He graduated from the Shanghai EastColoratura / 花腔 China Normal University in 1987. His best known worksCherry on a Pomegranate Tree / include the novels Hua Qiang (translated as Truth &石榴树上结樱桃 Variations or Coloratura) and Cherry on a Pomegranate Tree.Afternoon Poetics / 午后的诗学 Despite his modest claim to be a “not very prolific” author, he has published five story collections, two novels andPublished titles in English approximately 50 novellas and short stories, most of themThe Magician of 1919 (2012) within the last decade. His work appears regularly in Harvest, Flower City, People’s Literature and a variety of otherLiterary award received mainland literary journals. He is widely respected in Chinese literary circles and has acquired a passionate fan base ofThe first Chinese Publications and highly literate, intellectual readers. Known for being bothMedia Award insightful and amusing in an honest and slightly sardonicThe first 21st Century Ding Jun way, his works have been published in German, Japanese,Semiannual Literary Prize Korean, and Italian, to name a few.The ninth Zhuang Zhongwen Literary PrizeAssociated publisher Programmed eventsJiangsu Art and Literature PressShandong Art and Literature Press Modern Chinese Masters 16 April, 11.30, WhitehallPeoples Literature Publishing House Room, EC2, LBFMake Do Studio Rural China 18 April, 15.30, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF Pathlight-Enlightenment of Contemporary Chinese Literature 16 April, 14.05 – 15.50, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF32 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Li Jingze 李敬泽Recent published titles Li Jingze is a respected Chinese literary critic. Born in 1964, he graduated from Peking University and has worked asLittle Spring & Autumn (collected an editor and critic for many years. He has edited manyessays) / 小春秋 influential works, and discovered and promoted manyThe Name of Colour / 颜色的名字 excellent authors over the years. Since the 1990s he hasDays of the River / 河边的日子 been one of Chinas most active literary critics, and his criticism enjoys a high reputation both within literary circlesPublished titles in English and among popular readers. Li has authored nearly tenThe Great Masque and More Stories volumes of essays and criticism, and is the recipient ofof Life in the City, Editor (2008) the Lu Xun literary prize, the Chinese Media literary prizes Annual Critics Award, and the Fengmu literary prizes YoungLiterary award received Critics Award. He is now the Editor-in-Chief of Peoples Literature magazine, modern China’s first literary magazineFeng Mu Literary Award Prize for Young founded 25 days after Chairman Mao declared the foundingCritics from the Chinese Literature Fund of the People’s Republic.The Annual Critic Award of the ChineseLiterature AwardsThe Literary Criticism Award of the Lu Xun Programmed eventsLiterature Award The Art of Publishing Literary MagazinesAssociated publisher 17 April, 17.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBFNew Star Press Pathlight-Enlightenment of Contemporary ChineseForeign Language Press (English) Literature 16 April, 14.05 – 15.50, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 33
  • Liu Cixin 刘慈欣Recent published titles Liu Cixin, an engineer by trade, began writing science fiction in the early 1990s. Over the past decade he hasThree Body / 三体 won multiple awards and has become Chinas most popularDark Forest / 黑暗森林 domestic science fiction author. His recent novels have ledDead End / 死神永生 to increased mainstream attention for the genre. The second volume of his Three Body trilogy, The Dark Forest, made aLiterary award received number of year-end best-of lists in 2008, and his work hasGalaxy Award for Science-Fiction Writing been critiqued in literary journals such as Book City andWorld Chinese Science Fiction Fiction World.Associations Nebula Award, 2010 A sense of the importance of the beauty of science thatAssociated publisher permeates Liu’s fiction is tempered with scepticism about the ability of scientists, world leaders and the general public toChongqing Press handle technological developments responsibly. AlongsideSichuan Science and Technology Press this many of his stories are populated by ordinary characters drawn from contemporary Chinese society. His inventive, fast- paced storytelling, imaginative, well-grounded science and memorable characters made the third volume of his trilogy one of China’s most anticipated science fiction novels. Programmed events Science Fiction in China 17 April, 11.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF34 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Liu Xinglong 刘醒龙Recent published titles When Liu Xinglong’s three-volume novel At the Door of Holy Heaven was published, it was widely thought that, at overAwful / 威风凛凛 one million words, it was far too long to catch readers eyes,Extreme Love with No Emotion / 至 let alone hold their attention. However against all odds it爱无情 found its way onto the 2005 bestsellers list in China; in AprilAt the Door of Holy Heaven / 圣天门口 2006 the US Chinese Writers Association recommended it to the American press and international sinology circles; andLiterary award received in May 2006 it was awarded the Novel Prize by the ChineseChinese Fiction Institution Novel Prize Fiction Institution.2006Mao Dun Literature Award Liu began to publish his works in 1984 and is now Vice Chairman of Wuhan Federation of Literary and Art, ViceLu Xun literature Award Chairman of Writers Association of Hubei Province, andAssociated publisher Editor-in-Chief of the literature magazine Fragrant Grass. He believes that there is room for sincerity and goodness inThe Writers Publishing House everyone’s heart, which is the foundation of human beingChina Workers Publishing House and of future generations, and that the purpose of a novel isPeoples Literature Publishing House to show peoples elegance and nobleness. Programmed events Pathlight-Enlightenment of Contemporary Chinese Literature 16 April, 14.05 – 15.50, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF Literary Character in the New Media Age 17 April, 15.00 – 15.45, Piccadilly Room, EC1 China Market Focus Programme 2012 35
  • Liu Zhenyun 刘震云Recent published titles Born in 1958 in Yanjin County, Henan Province, Liu Zhenyun started writing in 1982, after serving five yearsMy Name is Liu Yuejin / 我叫刘跃进 in the Peoples Liberation Army in Gansu province andA Word is Worth a Thousand Words / studying four years of literature at Peking University. By一句顶一万句 the early 1990s, he had established a reputation for hisReminiscing1942 / 温故1942 sharp observations of city life and the everyday concerns of ordinary folk. Many Chinese writers seek to make sensePublished titles in English of Chinas newly urbanized culture, but Liu seems to haveThe Corridors of Power his finger more firmly on the pulse of Chinas cities. His coldCell Phone humour, broad familiarity with the many facets of urban society, and modern sensibilities have made him a favouriteLiterary award received among Chinese readers.Mao Dun Literature Award 2011Dangdai Literary Prize 2007 & 2009 Programmed eventsAssociated publisher Pathlight-Enlightenment of Contemporary ChineseChangjiang Literature and Art Press Literature 16 April, 14.05 – 15.50, Piccadilly Room,Chinese Literature Press EC1, LBFMerwinAsia (USA) New Perspectives in Chinese and British LiteraturePeople Literature Publishing House 17 April, 14.00, Hampton Room, EC2, LBF Urban Landscapes 18 April, 11.30, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF36 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Mo Yan 莫言Recent published titles Mo Yan is one of the great novelistic masters of modern Chinese literature with a long list of ambitious books to hisLife and Death are Wearing Me Out / name. His writing is powerful, visual, and broad, dipping into生死疲劳 history, fantasy and absurdity to tell stories of China and itsRepublic of Wine / 酒国 people. Originally counted a part of the "root-seeking" literaryBig Breasts and Wide Hips / 丰乳肥臀 movement of the 1980’s it quickly became clear that he had aFrog / 蛙 style and voice that was distinctly his own. Displaying the marks of a global literary heritage – touches of Faulkner, Marquez,Published titles in English and a gusto for experimentation – he is often regarded asRed Sorghum (1994) the Chinese writer with the most potential to appeal to anBig Breasts and Wide Hips (2005) international audience, and is perhaps the one most translated. Magical realism figures largely in Mo Yan’s plots and even hisLiterary award received more straightforward fiction has an unearthly air to it, the result of his dense, metaphor-rich language. Over time his writing hasMao Dun Literature Award shifted to more consciously-crafted "social issue" novels: hisFukuoka Asian Culture Grand Prize (Japan) latest, Frog, tackles Chinas one-child policy.Nonino International Literary Award (Italy)Newman Prize for Chinese Literature (USA) Programmed eventsAssociated publisherShanghai Art and Literature Publishing Pathlight-Enlightenment of Contemporary ChineseHouse Literature 16 April, 14.05 – 15.50, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBFThe Writers Publishing House New Perspectives in Chinese and British LiteratureMethuen (UK) 17 April, 14.00, Hampton Room, EC2, LBF Publishing and Literature Dialogue 18 April, 11.00, ChinaAgent Pavilion, Stand U505, EC2, LBFPeony Literary Agency Rural China 18 April, 15.30, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF An evening with Mo Yan 19 April, 19.00, Khalili Lecture Theatre (KLT), Lower Ground Floor, School of Oriental & African Studies, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG Opening Up the East 22 April, 15.00, Stratford upon Avon Literary Festival, Shakespeare Centre, Henley Street, Stratford CV37 6QW China Market Focus Programme 2012 37
  • Qiu Huadong 邱华栋Recent published titles Born in Changji, Xinjiang province in 1969, Qiu Hudong began writing when he was 16 years old, and publishedFly Eyes / 眼睛的盛宴 his first collection of novellas at 18. He studied Chinese literature at Wuhan University and moved to Beijing in 1992Literary award received after graduating to work as the cultural affairs reporter forZhuang Zhong Literature Award the business journal China Commercial Times. He is now the“Shanghai Literature” Fiction Award assistant to the chief-editor of People’s Literature Magazine, and the editorial director of Pathlight a newly launchedAssociated publisher English-language publication of new Chinese writing.People Literature Publishing HouseGuangxi Normal University Press Qiu Huadong capitalizes upon his experience as a Beijing journalist with extensive social networks to write contemporary fiction with a strong ethnographic dimension. He has published over twenty works, including ten novels, collections of short stories, novellas, poetry and essays, as well as an internet novella. His works have been translated into French, German, Korean and Japanese. Programmed events Pathlight-Enlightenment of Contemporary Chinese Literature 16 April, 14.05 – 15.50, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF38 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Sheng Keyi 盛可以Recent published titles Sheng Keyi is one of China’s most prominent female writers. She has fallen between the early waves of “feminist” ChineseNorthern Girl / 北妹 authors and the youngest crop of women writers. ThisTime Girl / 时间少女 has benefitted her as she is free to build on the modes ofWho Invaded Me / 谁侵占了我 fiction pioneered by older writers but with the advantage of experience and maturity over many younger writers.Published titles in English Originally from Hunan province but now living in GuangdongNorthern Girls (2012) she is often grouped with the female writers from that region writing on modern China. However her work focusesLiterary award received on the ad hoc creation of massive new metropolises andChinese Literature Media Prize 2003 the formation of new migrant societies; deep impressions formed by her own experiences.Associated publisher Sheng’s stories tend to begin with female characters andYangtze River Art and Literature themes but she is a ferocious experimenter with style andPublishing House voice. Her works cover a wide range of emotional and socialPenguin (UK) territory, and are known primarily for keen, unsentimental appraisals of psychological and social subtleties. Programmed events Urban Landscapes 18 April, 11.30, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF Life as We Know It (or Not) 19 April, 18.30, Foyles Bookshop, 113-119 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0EB China Market Focus Programme 2012 39
  • Shen Shixi 沈石溪Recent published titles Shen Shixi is mainly a writer of children’s novels whose protagonists are mostly animals. He lives in Southern ChinaThe Wandering Lion / 雄狮去流浪 where he can observe many animals in the wild. His animalThe Eagle’s Hunting Encounter / world often reflects human society showing wisdom and joy一只猎雕的遭遇 in the lifelike animals, as well as cruelty and sorrow in the law of jungle. This has led to Shen being dubbed the ‘father ofLiterary award received Chinese animal-fiction’.1st, 2nd, 3rd & 6th All-China ExcellentChildren’s Literature Award A member of the Children’s Literature Committee andChen Bochui Children’s Literature Award Council Member of Shanghai Writers’ Association, he is the2006 recipient of numerous domestic children’s book awards, as well as the Yang Huan Childrens Literature Award of Taiwan.Bingxin Children’s Books Award 2006 Shen’s works Flying Goral and The Last War Elephant haveLiterary award received been included in state school textbooks, and he has twice been listed for the General Administration of Press andZhengjiang Juvenile & Childrens Publication’s (GAPP) annual recommended list of excellentPublishing House books for children.New Century Publishing House Programmed events Chinese Children’s Literature, Inspiring the World 16 April, 16.00 – 16.45, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF40 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Tie Ning 铁凝Recent published titles Tie Ning was born in Beijing in 1957. Since 2006 she has been the president of the China Writers’ Association, theThe Revived Woman / 大浴女 first woman to hold the position, having risen from being theThe Twelfth Night / 第十二夜 head of the Hebei Provincial Writers’ Association and theIrina’s Hat / 伊琳娜的礼帽 vice president of the China Writers’ Association.Published titles in English Her early work depicted ordinary people and dailyButterfly Laugh (2012) life: characters inner worlds reflecting their dreams inBeen and Gone (2010) contradiction to their everyday suffering. After 1986 sheHaystacks (2005) changed towards reflection on contemporary history,The Red Shirt Without Buttons (1990) Chinese culture and a females existence. In Tie’s first full- length novel, Rose Door, she changed her harmonious andLiterary award received ideal poetic style to display a darker side of life through competition for existence among women in severalLu Xun Literature Award generations.41st Berlin International Film FestivalAward (adapted from “Fragrant Snow”) She started publishing literary works in 1975, and she isBest Feature Film of the 10th Peoples credited with a huge catalogue of prose: four novels; moreHundred Flower Award and the 5th than 100 novellas and short stories; plus 4 million-word ofGolden Rooster Award essays; and over 50 collections of fictions and essays; parts of her works been widely translated.Associated publisherPeoples Literature Publishing House Programmed eventsWriters Publishing HouseJiangsu Literature & Art Publishing A Female Perspective 16 April, 16.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBFAgent New Perspectives in Chinese and British LiteratureSobel Weber Associates, Inc 17 April, 14.00, Hampton Room, EC2, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 41
  • Tong Muisiu 汤梅笑Recent published titles Ms. Tong Muisiu, a native writer of Macao, is currently the chief editor for the Supplement Section of Macao DailyFemale Solo / 女声独唱 News. She is more commonly known to the public by herMacao Novel: The Cultural Character- pen name: Lin Zhong Ying.istics and the Paradigm of NarrationSince 1980s / 澳门叙事——二十世纪 Most of Ms. Tong’s work is prose that explores various八十年代以来澳门小说的文化品格与叙 social topics and daily life issues which she presents in her事范式 own literal way to give the most transparent view possibleThe Lovesick Seeds / 相思子 of her subjects. Deeply concerned by her immediate surroundings she pays close attention to the progress of local environmental protection policies and the development of urban planning. The inheritance of marginalized and overlooked native cultures and heritages is another of her main subjects as well as the day-to-day concerns of the local underprivileged and minority groups. Programmed events The impact of internet media on the literature and writing 18 April, 10.00 – 10.50, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF42 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Tsering Norbu 次仁罗布Recent published titles Tsering Norbu’s novels tell Tibetan stories. As a Tibetan, he writes to present the unique regional spiritual traditions toKiller / 杀手 his readers. He has been featuring on China’s best novel andThe Redeemed Lamb / 放生羊 short story lists since 2006. He’s now enjoying increasingPurple Barley / 紫青稞 popularity at home, and even in other parts of the world. Having graduated with a degree in Tibetan Literature fromLiterary award received Tibet University, Lhasa, in 1986, he worked as an editor andTibet New Century Literature Prize, 2008 journalist before turning to fiction. In recent years TseringGold prize of the fifth Mount Everest Norbu has won a number of important Chinese literatureLiterature Prize, 2010 prizes: in 2008 his novel Boundary won the Tibet NewLun Xun Literature prize, 2010 Century Literature Prize; Assassin won the gold prize at the fifth Mount Everest Literature Prize in 2010; and in theAssociated publisher same year he won Lu Xun Literature prize for his short novel Atonement Sheep. His short story Amerika is set to be madeBook Publishing House into a film by Tibetan film director Pema Tseden.Tibetan People’s publishing Programmed events Ancient Myths in Contemporary Fiction 17 April, 12.30, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 43
  • Wang Meng 王蒙Recent published titles Wang Meng has published over 60 novels, short stories, essays and criticism. He has contributed to a number ofHelp of Lao Zi / 老子的帮助 Chinese literary movements since 1979, including scarEighteen Lectures on Laozi / literature, the avant-garde movement (Eyes of Night), the老子十八讲 root-seeking movement (The Man with Moveable Parts) andThe Charm of Zhuang Zi / 庄子的享受 others. An undeniable influence on younger Chinese writers, he is well known for his mastery of satire and other forms ofPublished titles in English indirect criticism.The Strain of MeetingSnowball In 1993, the Collected Works of Wang Meng (10 volumes) was published; and in 2003, the Anthology of Wang MengLiterary award received (23 volumes) was published. His 3 volume memoir was published in 2008. Wang Mengs works have been translatedItalian Premio Letterario Internationale and published in more than twenty languages such asMontello English, French, German, Russian, Japanese, Korean, Italian,Prize for Peace and Culture awarded by Norwegian, Swedish, and Dutch.Sokagakkai Programmed events Cultural Heritage and Communication April 16, 12.30 – 13.30, Chinese Pavilion, Earls Court 2, LBF44 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Xi Chuan 西川Recent published titles Xi Chuan is a poet, essayist and translator. Born in Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, in 1963, he studied English literature atDeep and Shallow / 深浅 the Peking University, and later worked as an editor for theWater Stain / 水渍 magazine Huangqiu (Globe Monthly). He has been a visitingA Chinese Tourist in India / scholar and professor at the Universities of Iowa, New York,一个中国人的印度之行 and Victoria, Canada; he is currently teaching at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.Published titles in EnglishNotes on the Mosquito (2012) Xi is considered one of the most influential poets inYours Truly (2011) contemporary China, and has been well known in the literary scene since his student days. His poems have beenLiterary award received reinterpreted as plays, art installations and pieces of music, and he has been the recipient of many awards includingZhuang Zhongwen Prize 2003 the Lu Xun Prize in 2001. As well as his own work beingLu Xun Literature Prize 2001 widely translated, Xi himself is responsible for translatingWeimar International Essay Prize, Ezra Pound, Luis Borges and Czesław Miłosz into Chinese,Germany 1999 amongst others.Associated publisherNew Directions (USA) Programmed eventsTinfish Press (USA) Jade Ladder 16 April, 19.00, London Review Bookshop, 14 Bury Place, London WC1A 2JL Contemporary Chinese Poetry 18 April, 10.00, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF Jade Ladder Anthology Launch 19 April, 19.00, Culture Lab, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 7RU Pathlight-Enlightenment of Contemporary Chinese Literature 16 April, 14.05 – 15.50, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 45
  • Xu Kun 徐坤Recent published titles Born in 1965, Xu Kun gained a Doctorate in Literature from the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences where she nowMisty Dreams / 如梦如烟 works as a researcher. She is also a professional writer with aEncountering Love / 遭遇爱情 position in the Beijing Writers Association. She has publishedNight Boat Journey / 双调夜行船 over 20 books of short stories, novels, essays and plays, has received many domestic literary awards, and her works haveLiterary award received been widely translated.Lu Xun Literary Prize 1998 Representing the post-Cultural Revolution generation, Xu’sFirst Feng Mu Literary Award writing has attracted great attention since her emergence in the early 1990s. Her stories embody vividly the mood of the Chinese society at that time, especially the rise of popular culture and the decline of elitism. With witty, playful and sarcastic language, she subverts the conventional image of Chinese intellectuals, and is particularly skilful in using a male narrator to subvert male characters. Her second major theme is her sensitive but darkly humorous and sardonic delineation of the misunderstandings and disappointments in contemporary relationships. Programmed events The Impact of Internet Media on the Literature and Writing 18 April, 10.00 – 10.50, Piccadilly Room, EC1, LBF46 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Xu Zechen 徐则臣Recent published titles Xu Zechen graduated from Beijing University with a masters degree. He is an editor at Peoples Literature, China’s longestThe Gate of Midnight / 午夜之门 running literary magazine. Despite this pedigree, Xus fictionHeaven and Earth / 天上人间 is focused primarily on Chinas less fortunate social classes.Night Train / 夜火车 Born in the countryside of Jiangsu he moved to the city to attend university, and his focus on migrant workers, peoplePublished titles in English living on the boundaries of China’s new, sprawling urbanDont You Know, Wheels Are Round? in Shi landscape comes from a sense of connection with theseCheng: City Stories from China (April 2012) struggling people with the same rural background as himself.Running through Zhongguancun Much of his writing is based on the true stories of migrants.(currently in translation) His written language tends to be direct and proletarian likeLiterary award received his subjects, with a narrative voice that frequently adheres very closely to those of his characters. He has a spare,The Spring Literature Award, realist style which has won him acclaim and awards, butThe West Lake-China Xinrui Literature which also lends some wry humour to the struggles of hisAward protagonists.The Best Foreign Movie Award at theHollywood AOF Movie Festival Programmed eventsAssociated publisherGuangdong Flower City Publishing House Urban Landscapes 18 April, 11.30, Whitehall Room,Comma Press (UK) EC2, LBF Shi Cheng: City Stories from China LaunchAgent 18 April, 18.30, Conference Centre, British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 2DBAndrew Nurnberg Associates Contemporary Chinese Writers in Edinburgh 19 April, 18.00, Confucius Institute for Scotland in the University of Edinburgh, Abden House, 1 Marchhall Crescent, Edinburgh EH16 5HP China Market Focus Programme 2012 47
  • Yan Geling 严歌苓Recent published titles Yan Geling is one of the most acclaimed contemporary novelists and screenwriters writing in the Chinese languageThe Crimimal Lu Yanshi / 陆犯焉识 today. She published her first novel in 1986, and ever sinceThirteen Girls of Jin Ling / 金陵十三钗 has produced a steady stream of novels, short stories,Little Aunt Tatsuru / 小姨多鹤 novellas, essays and scripts. To date she has published more than 20 books in various editions in China, as well as withPublished titles in English Faber & Faber and Harvil Secker in the UK and Hyperion in theThe Flowers of War (2012) US, along with various other houses in Europe and East Asia.The Uninvited (2006)The Lost Daughter of Happiness (2002) Several of Yans books have been adapted for film, including the internationally distributed Xiu Xiu: The Sent-Down Girl (dir.Literary award received Joan Chen) and Siao Yu (dir. Sylvia Chang; co-written by Ang Lee). She has also written numerous scripts based on herChinese Academy of Fiction Writing Best own and other authors work, both in English and Chinese.Novel 2011People’s Literature Magazine Biennial She has received 30 awards for literature and film; alsoNovel Prize 2010 had her work adapted for TV and radio; and in addition toZhongshan Overseas Chinese Literary the numerous translations of her writing there are Hebrew,Prize 2009 Hungarian, Italian, Romanian and Vietnamese versions being prepared.Associated publisherWriters Publishing House Programmed eventsHyperion (USA)Harvill Secker (UK) From Page to Screen 16 April, 13.00, Whitehall Room,Faber & Faber (UK) EC2, LBFAgentPeony Literature AgencyPhoto: Su Tong48 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Yang Hongying 杨红樱Recent published titles Yang Hongying initially started to publish her work at the age of 19 whilst a primary school teacher. To date she hasBoys Diary / 日记 published over 60 books involving fairy tales and children’sMo’s Mischief: Naughty Little Horse / fictions. She embraces the idea of accepting and valuing淘气包马小跳 each child as an individual throughout her work, takingGood Teachers and Bad Boys / 漂亮老 inspiration from the ones she worked with. Her daughter师和坏小子 was the inspiration to write Girls Diary, the novel that first brought her fame. She has been ranked ‘Chinese children’sPublished titles in English favourite author’ on several occasions. Yang has writtenMo’s Mischief series (2008-11) several famous series of books which include Mo’s Mischief and Diary of a Smiling Cat. As hugely popular children’sLiterary award received brands, these series have sold more than 40 million copies domestically which itself has led to her frequently beingChina Government Publishing Award referred to as China’s JK Rowling. Her work has also beenThe National Award for Outstanding translated into several languages, is published in the USA,Children’s Literature UK, Europe and Asia, and is sold all over the world.The Bing Xin Children’s Literature AwardAssociated publisher Programmed eventsAnhui Science & TechnologyPublishing House Yang Hongying Pictorial Building Character SeriesJieli Publishing House 16 April, 14.30, Richmond Room, EC, LBFHarperCollins (UK/USA) Chinese Children’s Literature 17 April, 15.30, Whitehall Room, EC2, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 49
  • Yu Dan 于丹Recent published titles Yu Dan, a 41-year-old veteran media scholar at Beijing Normal University, is described as a ‘mix of unmixableSweet Dream in the Garden / 游园 elements’. As the dean of the TV and Cinema Studies惊梦 Department of the School of Media and Arts of theConfucius Is Worried / 孔子很着急 university, Yu is better known by TV and movie professionalsYu Dan’s Notes on the Analects of as an experienced media strategist and consultant for aConfucius / 于丹《论语》心得 roster of mass media groups.Published titles in English Often seen as her masterpiece, Yu Dan’s Notes on theConfucius from the Heart: Ancient Wisdom Analects of Confucius, was written from the transcripts of herfor Todays World (2009) lecture series of the same title. Broadcast for seven days on national television, the book sold 100 000 copies on the firstAssociated publisher day of release. Within a year it had sold over 4 million copies, with an estimate of 6 million more pirated. She puts theZhonghua Book Company success down to making the ancient texts understandable toAtria Books (USA) everyone, and a genuine desire within China’s fast-changing society to rediscover traditional thought. Programmed events Foreign Editions Exhibition of Confucius from the Heart 17 April, 9.30 – 10.30, W405, Chinese Pavilion, EC2, LBF50 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Zhang Yueran 张悦然Recent published titles Zhang Yueran was born in 1982 the city of Jinan, Shandong Province. After studying English and law at ShandongRed Shoes / 红鞋 University, she completed a graduate degree in computerTen Tales of Love / 十爱 science at Singapore University. She began writing at theBirds Oath / 誓鸟 age of 14, and as a high school student, won first prize in the nationwide New Concept Composition essay competition.Literary award receivedThe New Concept Award in 2006 As one of a small group known as “post-80s” writers, ZhangThe People’s Literature Award in 2008 claims to not only want to express the indulgence and rebellious tendencies of youth, but to reflect more about the younger generation’s thoughts and experiences as they try to realize their dreams. She is praised by Mo Yan as capturing the “sensitive and blue mood of growing up, reflecting the inner mind of youth." Zhang is one of the most popular young writers in mainland China today. Programmed events The Growth and Developing Direction of Chinese Post-1970s and Post-1980s Writers under the Influence of World Literature 17 April, 10.30 – 11.30, Hampton Room, EC2, LBF China Market Focus Programme 2012 51
  • Publishers21st Century Publishing House Anhui Fine Arts Publishing HouseFounded in 1985, 21st Century Publishing House is a Founded in October 1984, Anhui Fine Arts Publishingleading children’s book publisher and was listed as one House is one of the national first-class publishingof the 100 Best Book Publishers in China by the Chinese organizations, and wins the designation of ‘The Best 100General Administration of Press and Publication (GAPP) in Publishing Organizations’. It publishes over 400 new titles2009. 21st Century publishes more than 1,500 titles each every year and ranking the 3rd in the Fine Arts Publishingyear, among them, 700 are new titles. Houses all of China.Contact: Xiong Chi Contact: Xu YangAddress: No.75 Zian Road, Nanchang, Jiangxi Address: No.19, Yangshi Street, Chengdu, SichuanTelephone: 0791-86528131 Telephone: 0551-3533602Administration of Press and Publication Baihuazhou Literature and Art Press Co.Bureau of Zhejiang Province LtdContact: Shen Sen Contact: Yao XuexueAddress: No.225, Qingchun Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang Address: No.310, Yangming Road, Nanchang, JiangxiTelephone: 0571-87163117 Telephone: 0791-86894645Administration of Press and Publication of Beijing Administrative CollegeShaanxi Province Contact: Yao HuanContact: Wu Fengkuan Address: No.6, Chegongzhuang Street, Xicheng District,Address: No.14, Xian North Street, Shaanxi BeijingTelephone: 029-87205018 Telephone: 68007059Administration of Press and Publication Beijing Language and Culture University(Copyright and Bureau) of Guangdong PressProvince Founded in 1985, Beijing Language and Culture UniversityContact: Weng Gehong Press (BLCUP) is the only publisher in China specializedAddress: No.11, East Shuiyin Road, Huanshi, Guangzhou, in the field of Chinese teaching and research as a foreignGuangdong language. BLCUP is second to none globally in theTelephone: 020-37600753 richness of its resources for TCFL. Contact: Qi DexiangAnhui Childrens Publishing House Address: No.15,Xueyuan Road, Haidian District, BeijingEstablished in 1984, Anhui Childrens Publishing House Telephone: 82303143is one of China’s most dynamic and creative children’spublishers with international, professional and strong Beijing Longzhiji Culture Communicationbrand operating experience. It publishes over 400 new Co.,Ltdtitles every year and enjoys an annual sale volume of RMB Contact: Wang Junjie300 million. Address: No.258, Wulidian, Fengtai District, BeijingContact: Rui Jia Telephone: 52219261Address: Publishing and Media Square, No.1118, FeicuiRoad, Zhengwuwenhua New District, Hefei, AnhuiTelephone: 0551-353356952 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Beijing Normal University Press Central China Land Media Co.,LtdFounded in 1980, as an integrated publishing house Central China Land Media is a listed company controlledfocusing on education, BNUP mainly publishes teaching by Central China Publishing & Media Group (Stock code:materials ranging from pre-school to higher education, The Land media 000719), including 9 publishing housesacademic monographs covering philosophy, social and 5 printed trade enterprises. It is involved in thescience, economics, pedagogics, psychology, and field of books, newspapers, periodicals, audio-visual,popular books. It annually launches over 2000 new titles electronic publication printing, issuing and copyrightwith a circulation of over one billion. trading. Contact: Yaang Geng Contact: GENG XIANGXIN Address: No.19, Xinjiekouwai Street, Beijing Address: No.39, Jinshui East Road, Zhengzhou, HenanTelephone: 58805556 Telephone: 0371-87528523Beijing Publishing Group Ltd. Central China Publishing and MediaBeijing publishing group LTD. is a wholly state-owned Investment Holding Group Co., Ltdculture enterprise of Beijing city, the predecessor of Contact: LIU LEI Beijing press was established in 1956, established in May Address: No.39, Jinshui East Road, Zhengzhou 2009, has jurisdiction over 8 imprints, five magazines, five Telephone: 0371-87528616wholly-owned subsidiary and four holding share company.The group has published books of all kinds of over 1.5 Chang Zheng Publishing Housebillion copies. Changzheng Publishing House is a second-level nationalContact: QIAO BIN publishing house featured with military cultures, and itsAddress: No.6, Beisanhuan Zhonglu, Beijing publications mainly cover such fields as military studies,Telephone: 58572310 military management, military cultures and military news, etc. Beijing Qiushiyuan Culture Communication Contact: TAN JIAN Co. Ltd Address: No.34, Fuwai Street, Xicheng District,Contact: Huang Yongjun Beijing Address: Room 1529, Source Hotel, The Peking Telephone: 66720032University, Beijing 100871Telephone: +86 1062 760671 Changjiang Publishing and Media Co. Ltd Changjiang Publishing & Media Co., Ltd. has 16Beijing Read Digital Science and subsidiaries (8 publishing houses and 2 periodical &Technology Co. Ltd newspaper companies) and specializes in working withContact: WANG XIA books, magazines, the Internet, recordings, videos,Address: No.702, Block A. SOHO Office Building, Sanlitun, electronic publishing, etc. We offer printing, book salesChaoyang District, Beijing and copyright business. Our company begins to be on the stock market in 2012. Beijing Song Ya Feng Culture Media Contact: HAN MIN Limited, Liability Company Address: No.268, Xiongchu Street, Wuhan, Hubei Beijing Song Ya Feng culture media limited liability Telephone: 027-87673638company wao established in January 2000, it wasfinanced by Hebei Education Press and Hebei Publishing Chemical Industry Press& Media Group Limited Liability Company – a state-owned Chemical Industry Press (CIP) excels in the publicationenterprises, it’s also a pioneer of the national publishing of general science, and is one of the better known andenterprise marketization. trusted brands in China, with a relatively large marketContact: LIU ZHENG share. CIP produces not only STM titles, but also tradeAddress: Room202, Building 3, No.172, Beiyuan Road, books and children’s books.CIP has partnerships withChaoyang district, Beijing many of the worlds leading publishers.Telephone: 84853332 Contact: ZHOU WEIBIN Address: No.13,Qingnianhu South Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing Telephone: 64518924 China Market Focus Programme 2012 53
  • Chengdu Association For Culture China Braille PressExchanges with Foreign Countries China Braille Press is a comprehensive cultural publishingThe association aims to facilitate cultural exhcange house creating various reading products and providinginvolving the areas of literature, art, sport, press, public culture services for 12.33 million blind peoplepublication, broadcasting, movie, television and academics, in China. Up to now, it has successfully built a culturalbetween the city of Chengdu and other parts of the world. product system for the blind including braille books,Contact: SONG MINWEN large print books, talking books, information technologyAddress: Floor 14, Publishing and Media Square, products and life aids. No.1118,Feicui Road,Shushan District, Hefei, Anhui Contact: TANG LIZHEN Telephone: 028-86691669 Address: Section B, Mogen Center No.6, Taiping Street, Xicheng District, Beijing China Education Publishing & Media Telephone: 010-83190669Holdings Co. Ltd Contact: Xiao Qiong China Childrens Press and PublicationAddress: No. 55 Shatan Houjie, Dongcheng District, GroupBeijing 100009 With more than 50 years’ history, CCPPG is one of theTelephone: +86 1058 581859 largest media groups specialising in children’s books in China. CCPPG provides publications for a readership fromChina South Publishing and Media House 0 up to 18 years old. Besides 1,700 titles and audio/visualChina South Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd. (“China products annually, CCPPG also produces 5 newspapersSouth Media”) was established in 2008, with a registered and 11 periodicals. capital of 1.796 billion RMB Yuan, It was listed in Contact: ZHAO HENGFENG the Shanghai Stock Exchange in 2010 (Stock Code Address: No.2, Jianguomen Wai Street, Chaoyang District,is 601098). It is the publishing & media listed group Beijing with the most complete business and largest scale in Telephone: 57526005China. Contact: ZHANG XIAO China Commerce and Trade PressAddress: No.38, Yingpan East Road, Changsha, Hunan Contact: CHEN HENGPIN Telephone: 0731-85303525 Address: No.28, Donghouxiang, AndingmenwaI, Beijing Telephone: 64212247China Archives of PublicationsChina Archives of Publications was established in China Economic Publishing House1950. Its major functions are: collecting and storing the Established in 1985, China Economy Publishing Housesamples of various publications throughout the country, (CEPH) has been devoting itself to the publishing of booksrearranging and exploiting the information resources mainly in economics with high authoritative, academicof books, periodicals, audio-video products, electronic and practical values, and has won popularity among thepublications, copyright and distribution, and providing professional practitioners in the field of economics andservices to the whole society. readers home and abroad.Contact: ZHANG LIANPING Contact: LUAN JIANMINAddress: No.10, Xianxiao Hutong, Dongcheng District, Address: No.3 Baiwanzhuang, North Street, XichengBeijing District, BeijingTelephone: 58689988 Telephone: 68319282China Architecture and Building Press China Environmental Science PressChina Architecture & Building Press, one of “The Best Contact: WANG XINCHENG 100 National Publishers” in China, was founded in 1954, Address: No.16, Guangqvmen nei Street, Dongchengmajoring in architecture, urban and rural planning and District, Beijing design, gardening and landscape, building construction, Telephone: 67113420building equipment, municipal and environmentalengineering, architectural engineering management, realestate, industrial design, art and tourism, etc. Contact: SHEN YUANQIN Address: No.9, Sanlihe Road, Haidian District, BeijingTelephone: 5833700254 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • China Industry and Commerce Associated China Publishing Group CorporationPress Co. Ltd China Publishing Group Corporation (CPGC) is China’sChina Industry & Commerce Associated Press most influential publishing group, which holds a leading(abbreviated to CICAP) was founded in 1993 and became position in terms of brand, scale, book retail market sharean imprint of Jilin publishing group in 2008 which ranks as well as publication import and export in China.the second among all the publishing groups in China. Contact: SUN JING CICAP focuses on publising books in the fields of business Address: No.55,Block A, Chaoyangmen nei Street, Beijingand management, self-help and training, health and Telephone: 58110851life. Contact: LI HUAIKE China Publishing Group Digital Media Co.Address: 19-20th Floor, Building A Xihuan Square, LtdXicheng District, Beijing China Publishing Group Corporation (CPGC) is China’sTelephone: 58302819 most influential publishing group, which holds a leading position in terms of brand, scale, book retail market shareChina Intercontinental Press as well as publication import and export in China.China Intercontinental Press (CIP) is one of China’s Contact: YAO WENTANleading international publishing companies, producing Address: No.55,Block A, Chaoyangmen nei Street, Beijing200 new titles per year, most of which are in English, Telephone: 58110356French, German, Spanish, Russian, Italian, Turkish, Arabic,Japanese, Korean, Indonesian. It publishes trade and China Railway Publishing Houseacademic titles in subject areas such as China’s arts, Contact: MENG XIAO culture, literature, philosophy, religion, travel literatures Address: N0.8, Youanmen west street, Xicheng district,and children books. BeijingContact: LI XIANGPING Telephone: 51873213Address: 24th Floor, Huatian Building, No.6,Xiaomachang, Haidian district, Beijing China Renmin University Press Co.LTDTelephone: 58891156 China Renmin University Press (CRUP) was founded in 1955, and it is the first university-based publisher of theChina International Publishing Group Peoples Republic of China. CRUP publishes over 2,700Contact: Wang Ning titles each year and annual sales are over 120 million USAddress: 24 Baiwanzhuang Street, Xi Cheng District, dollars. CRUP publishes books in humanities and socialBeijing 100037 sciences, economics, management, law, journalism andTelephone: +86 10689 96011 communication, sociology, philosophy and educational and professional materials. China National Knowledge Infrastructure Contact: MENG CHAOContract: Zhang Xiao Ru Address: No.31, Zhongguancun Street, Haidian District,Address: A2 Building,Dongsheng Park, Northern Territory, Beijing66 Xixiaokou Ave, Haidian District, Beijing 100192 Telephone: 62513787Telephone: +861082895056 China Social Science PressCNPIEC Beijing International Book Fair China Social Sciences Press, founded in June of 1978 andContact: Yujia Yang sponsored by Chinese Academy of Social Sciences, is aAddress: 16 Gongti East Road, Chao Yang District, Beijing national publishing house focusing on the publications in100020 social sciences and humanities. In 1993 and 1998,it wonTelephone: +86 1065 063080 the title of National Outstanding Publishing House granted by the Propaganda Department of CCP and The Press and Publications Administration of China. Contact: ZHAO JIANYING Address: No.158,Gulou West street, Beijing Telephone: 64073832 China Market Focus Programme 2012 55
  • China Universal Press & Publication Co. Chongqing Publishing House Co., LtdLtd A leading publisher with over 60 years of history; anCUPP’s scope of operation is to arrange for the establishment that publishes about 1,000 new titles andpublishers of China to participate in international Book 800 reprints annually; a modern corporation dedicated toFairs, to organize professional training and seminars and publishing and many related fields; an open and reliableto provide agency and consulting services for foreign partner that is building up active business relationshippublishers. China Universal Press & Publication Co., from around the world.Ltd. is affiliated to the Service Bureau of the General Contact: TIAN MAO Administration of Press and Publication. Address: No.205, Changjiang Second Road, ChongqingAddress: No.3, 18 Building, Chunshuyuan Community, Telephone: 023-68805372Xuan Wu Men Wai Da Jie, Beijing 100052 Contemporary China Publishing HouseChina Universal Press and Publication Contemporary China Publishing House always perseveresCo.,Ltd in the publishing concept of concerning contemporary,Contact: DAI LAN reading China, focusing on taste, and pursuingAddress: No.3, 18 Building, Chuanshuyuan Community, excellence. We dedicate ourselves to publishing goodXuan Wu Men Wai Dajie, Beijing books for readers, and locating readers for books.Telephone: 010-83136777-802 Contact: ZHOU WUYI Address: No.8, Jingyongli, Dianmen West Street, BeijingChina Welfare Institute Publishing House Telephone: 66572257Contact: SUN YUE Address: No.157 Changshu Road, Shanghai Copyright Protection Center of ChinaTelephone: 021-64335603 "China Copyright", published bimonthly was founded in 1990. It is an official journal publication supervised byChina Worker Publishing House GAPP and NCAC. "China Copyright", as the only copyrightChina Worker Publishing House established in 1949 is a professional journal in China, has played importantnational press located in Beijing and affiliated to All China role in the field of traditional publication and networkFederation of Trade Unions. Our press publishes books in environment. three directions: social science and literature, personnel Contact: SUN YUE education, trade union and labour relationship. China Address: No.28, Andingmen East Street, DongchengWorker Publishing House has excellent reputation in District, Beijingpublishing field. Telephone: 68003911Contact: LI QINGTANG Address: No.45, Gulouwai Street, Beijing CPG International Media Co. LtdTelephone: 62376913 Contact: Liu Zhong Address: A 55 Chaoyangmennei Road, DongchengChinese Universe Publishing and Media District, Beijing 100010Co. Ltd Telephone: +86 1058 110351Chinese Universe Publishing & Media Corp.,Ltd (ChineseUniverse), a large-scaled listed enterprise, as Jiangxi CYP International Ltd Publishing Group its holding company, does publishing, Contact: Ding Jienewspapers, printing, distribution, logistics, TV and movies Address: Room 2-9A01 Dacheng International Center, Nomaking, international trade and artistic productions 78, Dongsihuanzhong Rd., Beijing 100124 operation). There are 9 publishing houses of over 6,000 Telephone: +861059521139issues, 4 newspaper companies, 1 network publishingfirm, 1 distribution group with 93 distribution stores.Contact: ZENG SHAOXIONG Address: No.310, Yangming Road, Nanchang, JiangxiTelephone: 0791-8689527556 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • East China Normal University Press Ltd Guangdong Economic Publishing HouseEast China Normal University Press Ltd was established in Co. Ltd1957, which mainly focuses on educational publications Description: A leading publisher in South China in the fieldbooks. Academic works, popular readers, foreign of business books, specialised in products for investment,languages readers, education and psychology books, operation management, accounting, marketing, hotelsociology and science books complement the core management, international trade, etc.publications. At the end of 2011, its total income reached Contact: JIN RONGLIANG660 million RMB. Address: Floor 11-12, Shuiyin Road, Guangzhou,Contact: WANG QINGWEI GuangdongAddress: No.3663, Zhongshan North Road, Shanghai Telephone: 020-37603153Telephone: 021-60760525 Guangdong Education Publishing HouseEconomic Science Press Established in 1985, GEPH is part of Southern PublishingEconomic Science Press (ESP), affiliated with ministry of & Media Co., Ltd. GEPH publishes books on education,finance, is one of the largest publishing houses major in culture and history, social, science, books for youth andeconomic and finance publications, in forms of books, kids, and reference books. GEPH was given the title ofperiodicals, and digital publishing. ESP is also awarded as "National Excellent Publishing House" and "National Topone of the best and top 100 publishing houses in China. 100 Publishers".Contact: JIA SHENGLIANG Contact: YAN FEIAddress: Xinzhi Building, No.28, Fucheng Road, Haidian Address: Floor 12-15, Yuehai Building, No.472, HuanshiDistrict, Beijing East Road Guangzhou, GuangdongTelephone: 88191407 Telephone: 020-87609452Flower City Publishing House Guangdong Peoples Publishing House LtdFlower City Publishing House is a comprehensive press Guangdong Peoples Publishing House is the oldestwith literary works as its main segment. It sells copyrights of 20 publishing houses in Guangdong province. Itof books on the one hand and buys copyrights on the is an institution highly recognized by the CPC andother. To date, it has established copyright ties with the government. Since the 1970s, GPPH has createdcounties of America, Britain, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, publishing houses such as Guangdong Science andRussia, South Korea etc. Technology Press, Huacheng Press, Lingnan ArtContact: CAO MALI Publishing House, Guangdong Education PublishingAddress: Floor 5, No.11, Shuiyin Road, Guangzhou, House, and New Century Publishing House.Guangdong Contact: HUANG JIEHUATelephone: 020-37592320 Address: No.10, Sima Road, Dashatou, Guangzhou, GuangdongGanzhou Bureau of Press and Publication, Telephone: 020-83794490Jiangxi ProvinceContact: LIU ZUJUN Guangdong Science and TechnologyAddress: No.50, Wenming street, Ganzhou, Jiangxi Press, LtdTelephone: 0797-8236663 Guangdong Science and Technology Press, founded in 1978, is one of the earliest Chinese regional presses.Graduate University of Chinese Academy It is now a comprehensive technological press with aof Sciences professional team and an annual output of 1,000 books.Contact: YANG JIA Guangdong Science and Technology Press mainly publishAddress: No.9 Yu Quan Street, Beijing technology books in science, engineering, agriculture, medicine, economic management, etc.Guangbo Group Stock Co. Ltd Contact: YANG LIUQINGContact: Tao Zhang Address: Floor 9-10, No.11, Shuiyin Road, Yuexiu District,Address: 501 Youngor Rd, Shiqi, Ningbo, Zhejiang 315153 Guangzhou, GuangdongTelephone: +8657428827080 Telephone: 020-37606412 China Market Focus Programme 2012 57
  • Guangming Daily Press Hangzhou Lihe Digital Technology Co. LtdContact: ZHANG JING Contact: CHEN YUNAddress: No.5, Zhushikou East, Street, Dongcheng Address: B-802, Zijin Square, No.701, Gudun Road,District, Beijing HangzhouTelephone: 67078879 Telephone: 0571-87755661Guangxi Education Publishing House Hangzhou Nature Optical Electronic Co.Since1986, Guangxi Education Publishing House Ltdpublishes books relating to education and teaching Contact: Zhang Xutheories, academic research and culture, linguistics and Address: No. 946-5 Xixi Road, Westlake District,dictionaries, textbooks and references. Over 1,000 titles Hangzhoueach year with a revenue of over ¥200,000,000. "Relying Telephone: +8657185172901on education, fostering the talents, producing excellentworks and handing down human civilization" Hebei Guanlin Digital Publishing Co. LtdContact: SHILIMIN Contact: FENG YANMINGAddress: No.8, Liwan Road, Nanning, Guangxi Address: No.330, Youyi North Street, Shijiazhuang, HebeiTelephone: 0771-5850217 Telephone: 0311-88643139Guangxi Press and Publication Hebei Publishing and Media Group LtdAdministration Hebei Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd. is a large scaleContact: TANG XIAORONG cultural industry group, whose principal business includesAddress: No.53, Jinhu Road, Nanning, Guangxi books, newspapers, periodicals, electronic audio-visualTelephone: 0771-5516031 and digital network publishing, printing, materials trade used for publishing, cultural investment and so on.Guangxi Publishing & Media Group Co. Ltd Contact: Du JinqingGuangxi Publishing & Media Group Co., Ltd is a state- Address: No.330, Youyi North Street, Shijiazhuang, Hebeiowned publishing media group founded in 2009. Its Telephone: 0311-88641007business covers publishing, printing, distribution, supplyof books, periodicals, audio-visual products and digital Henan Electronic Audio-Video Publishingpublications. GPMG publishes about 5,000 titles and audio- Housevisual products each year on humanities, social sciences, Established in 1993, Henan Electronic & Audio-videofine arts, literature, arts, childrens books, education, publishing House Co., Ltd has ten departments, includingmedical and health, agriculture, fashion, lifestyle. audio-visual editorial, electronic editorial, networkContact: CAO GUANGZHE editorial, propaganda & issue, TV commercial, technicalAddress: No.9, Yuanhu nan Road, Nanning, Guangxin making, multi-media technical development and middleTelephone: 0771-5893587 and primary school computer paper. It owns domestically first class photographing and recording equipment,Guilin Daily editing equipment, duplicating equipment and electronicThe Guilin Daily Newspaper Group was founded in 1951. reading making equipment.With 61 years of development it now owns 5 sub- Contact: GAO MINGXINGcompanies, three newspapers and a website. The Guilin Address: No.66, Jiangwu Road, Zhengzhou, HenanDaily, Guilin Evening and The Sports Guide make the it one Telephone: 0371-65733356of the most influential media groups in Guilin.Contact: TANG LUXIAN Henan Literature and Art PublishingAddress: No.1, Ronghu North Road, Guilin, Guangxi House Co. LtdTelephone: 0773-2824348 Henan Literature and Art Publishing House Co.,Ltd. was founded in 1996. It mainly publishes modern andHanban (Confucius Institute contemporary literary and artistic works, theoretical andHeadquarters) critical works, excellent ancient literary works, and foreignContact: Zhu Dan literary works.Address: 129 Deshengmen Wai Street, Xicheng District, Contact: CHEN JIEBejing 100088 Address: Floor 11, Xinyuanmingjia, Xinyuan Road,Telephone: +86 1058 595841 Zhengzhou, Henan Telephone: 0371-6537916958 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Henan News and Publication Bureau Hunan Literature and Art PublishingContact: HE XINNIAN House Co. LtdAddress: No.3, Agricultural Road, Zhengzhou, Henan Hunan Literature & Art Publishing House under CentralTelephone: 0371-69129685 South Publishing and Media Limited Group Corporation, publish books, electronic, audio and video products,Hong Xing Electronic and Audio Visual magazines and internet sales. Over 300 new titlesPress Co. Ltd published annually. "Ten Chinese Publishing Houses withHongxing Electronic and Audiovisual Press was one the Fastest Economic Growth", "30 Strongest Popularof the first publishing house approved by National Publishing Houses in China", "10 Newly-developedNews Publishing Bureau. Electronic and audio-video Publishing Houses", "100 Best Publishers in China".publications for education, childrens and agriculture have Contact: TANG MINan important place in its publishing work. Address: No.508, Yiduan, Donger huan, Changsha, HunanContact: LIU YONGDONG Telephone: 0731-85983072Address: Publishing Building, No.310, Yangming Road,Nanchang Jiangxi Hunan Peoples Publishing House Co. LtdTelephone: 0791-86894991 Hunan Peoples Publishing House (HPPH), founded in 1951, is a comprehensive press consisting of 10 editorialHubei Childrens Press Ltd departments. They focus on political theory, publicity &Contact: WANG ZHAO education, law, fiction, self-help and spirituality, history,Address: Floor 8, Chubanwenhua Building, No.268, womens literature, teaching materials, copyright andXiongchu Street, Wuhan, Hubei more. They publish more than 800 titles each year.Telephone: 027-87679148 Contact: ZHANG LING Address: No.3, Yingpan East Road, Changsha, HunanHunan Fine Arts Publishing House Ltd Telephone: 0731-82683315Founded in 1980,Hunan Fine Arts Publishing Houseis devoted to publications on fine art. It has published Jiangsu Peoples Publishing Housemore than 80 million copies of 4,000 books and its Founded on January 1, 1953, Jiangsu Peoples Publishingtotal revenue was 276 million yuan in 2008. Hunan Fine is a press engaged in a wide range of publishing, withArts Publishing House ranks first in the comprehensive social sciences and humanities as its main strengths.competitiveness index of professional publishing Since the 1950s, its publications have been exhibited orcompany. published in other languages more than 20 countries,Contact: LIU HAIZHEN and quite a number of them have won awards in theAddress: No.622,Yiduan, Erhuan, Changsha, Hunan international arena.Telephone: 0731-84741584 Contact: LIU QINQIU Address: Section A, No.1, Hunan Road, NanjingHunan Juvenile and Childrens Publishing Telephone: 025-83658094House Co. LtdHunan Juvenile and Childrens Publishing House Co. Ltd. Jiangsu Phoenix Xinhua Printing Co.,Ltdis a subsidiary of China South Publishing & Media Group Jiangsu Phoenix Xinhua Printing was named amongspecialising in juvenile and childrens books. It has 130 "Chinas Top 100 Printing Companies", and hasstaff and seven editorial departments focusing on early cooperation with a dozen countries, including the USA,learning, childrens literature, young adults , composition UK, and Kazakhstan. Its total industrial output value inbooks, comprehensive reading, textbooks and teaching 2010 reached 76 million USD, an eight-fold increase insupplements. three years.Contact: HU JUNMI Contact: WANG XIAOBOAddress: No.89, Wanbao Street, Changsha, Hunan Address: No.399, Yaoxin Street, Economic DevelopmentTelephone: 0731-85780617 Zone, Nanjing Telephone: 025-68037311 Jiangsu Press and Publishing Bureau Contact: HUANG HAINING Address: No.56, Gaoyunling, Nanjing, Jiangsu Telephone: 025-83365794 China Market Focus Programme 2012 59
  • Jiangsu Provincial Copyright Association Jiangxi Xinhua Books Distributing GroupContact: FU JIESAN Corp. LtdAddress: No.56, Gaoyunling, Nanjing, Jiangsu Jiangxi Xinhua Publishing Group Co. Ltd is responsible forTelephone: 025-83371026 the management of 93 Xinhua bookstores all over Jiangxi Province. It has 26,000 employees and a registeredJiangxi Education Publishing House Ltd capital of 1.68 billion yuan. The company focuses on theFounded in 1985, Jiangxi Education Press is one of the wholesale, retail, business and logistic distribution, andsubsidiary Presses of Jiangxi Publishing Group. As a delivery service for all of our book related products.modern publishing enterprise aspiring to success, its core Contact: ZHOU BAIYIvalues include the correct direction, the culture belief, Address: No.102, Bayi Street, Nanchang, Jiangxithe business target, the publishing characteristic, the Telephone: 0791-86201508financial strength and the happy working environment.Looking forward to cooperate with you! Jieli Publishing HouseContact: WU MINGHUA Jieli Publishing House, a Top 100 publisher in China,Address: No.291, Fuhe North Road, Nanchang, Jiangxi specialises in childrens and young adults books. JieliTelephone: 0791-86705825 has many superb brands and bestsellers which include the Chinese editions of Smurfs, Goosebumps and My FirstJiangxi Fine Arts Publishing House Discovery as well as Chinas favourite original middle-Contact: CHEN BO grade novel series Mos Mischief.Address: No.66, Zian Road, Nanchang, Jiangxi Contact: LU YUEPINGTelephone: 0791-86566241 Address: No.C1101, Meihui Building, No.58, Dongzhong Street,Dongcheng district, BeijingJiangxi Peoples Publishing House Telephone: 65543067Contact: XU JIANGUOAddress: No47, Sanjing Road, Nanchang, Jiangxi Jieli Publishing House Co. LtdTelephone: 0791-86899177 Jieli Publishing House Co. Ltd was established in 1990. It has received many honours including the NationalJiangxi Publishing Group Top 100 Press, National Superior Publishing House, andChinese Universe Publishing & Media Corp.,Ltd (Chinese National Best Company: News & Publishing Industry. ItsUniverse), a large-scaled listed enterprise, as Jiangxi publications for children and teenagers market werePublishing Group its holding company, does publishing, among the top third in the nation, and Jieli has become anewspapers, printing, distribution, logistics, TV and movies known brand for its unique characteristics.making, international trade and artistic productions Contact: HUANG JIANoperation). There are 9 publishing houses of over 6,000 Address: No.9, Yuanhu South Road, Nanning, Guangxiissues, 4 newspaper companies, 1 network publishing Telephone: 0771-5849303firm, 1 distribution group with 93 distribution storesContact: ZHAO DONG LIANG Jilin Audio-Visual Publishing HouseAddress: No.310, Yangming Road, Nanchang, Jiangxi Jilin Audio-Visual Publishing House is an independentTelephone: 0791-86894992 legal entity, authorized by The General Administration of Press and Publication of China, giving it independentJiangxi Science and Technology publishing aptitude and ability. Over the years, we havePublishing House Co. Ltd published masses of audio-visual products, childrens andJiangxi Science and Technology Press was established in music books, winning provincial and national awards.1985. For the past 20 years our agricultural, medical and Contact: SUN JIANJUNhygienic, and architecture books have enjoyed prestige Address: No.1825, Tailai Street, Changchun Jilinacross the country. The competitive power of our house Telephone: 0431-86012890ranks it amongst the top publishers in China.Contact: WEN QINGAddress: No.2, Liaozhou Street, Nanchang, JiangxiTelephone: 0791-8661397660 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Jilin Publishing Group Inc. New Century Publishing HouseJilin Publishing Group, founded in Decenber 2003, is the New Century Publishing House, established in 1985, isparent company of 10 subsidiary publishing houses. The the only professional childrens publisher in Guangdongmain businesses of The Jilin Group includes publishing, Province. It carries a wide range of titles including picturedistributing, printing, copyright trading, import and export. books, activity books, science and literary fiction forThe market share occupies the leading place in the whole teenagers. It annually produces more than 800 titles,country. regularly attaining best sellers and holding hundreds ofContact: HU WEIGE thousands of faithful readers.Address: No.4646, Renmin Street, Changchun, Jilin Contact: FU KUNTelephone: 0431-85378001 Address: Floor 4, No.10, Dashatou sima Road, Yuexiu district, Guangzhou,GuangdongKashi Uygur Language Publishing House Telephone: 020-83795744Xinjiang Kashi Uygur Language Publishing Companyis a integrated publishing company specialising in Northern China Women and Childrenspublications in the Uygur language. Publishing HouseContact: NIE GUANGYU Northern China Women and Childrens Press wasAddress: No.14, Tawuguzi Road, Kashi, Xinjiang founded in 1984 and is the only professional pressTelephone: 0998-2658856 which publishes books for women & children. We have published almost 3,000 titles and sold over 10 millionLiaoning Science & Technology Publishing copies in the past twenty years. We also publish threeHouse educational periodicals including The Math World.Contact: Rachel Hu Contact: LI WENXUEAddress: 25 Shiyi Wei Road, Helping District, Shenyang, Address: No.4646, Renmin Street, Changchun, JilinLiaoning 110003 Telephone: 0431-85644809Telephone: +86 2423 280272 Northwest University Press Co. LtdLijiang Publishing House Co. Ltd Contact: WANG JIAN LIANGLijiang Publishing Limited is one of Chinas leading Address: No.229, Taibai North Road, Xian, Shanxiliterature publishers and a vital part of Guangxi Publishing Telephone: 029-88302978& Media Group. Headquartered by the Lijiang River, this itis particularly famous for literary, fine arts and humanities Party Building Books Publishing Housepublications. Known for its quality publications & business The Party Building Books Publishing House (Yinghuaintegrity, Lijiang was awarded "National Excellent Electronic Audio & Video Publishing House) has publishedPublisher" and "National Model in International Copyright over 1,000 titles of books and electronic audio-videoTrade." products in 19 years, which have won "Five Ones Project"Contact: ZHENG NAXIN Award, Excellent Publication in China Award, ExcellentAddress: No.22, Nanhuan Road, Guilin No.22, Nanhuan Popular Theoretical Publication Award, National BestRoad, Guilin Party-building Publications Award. The publishing houseTelephone: 021-55089818 is the national Grade-1 Publishing House and is listed among the National Top 100 Publishing Houses.Minzu University of China Contact: ZHANG YUEHUAContact: ZHANG HAIYANG Address: No.6, Nanheng East Street, Xicheng district,Address: No.27, Zhongguancun South Street, Haidian BeijingDistrict, Beijing Telephone: 58300909Telephone: 68931671 Peking University Press Established in 1902, Peking University Press was the very first Chinese university press. Now it is one of the largest academic and educational publishers in China. Based on the rich resources of the Universitys faculty and with support from scholars all over the world, PUP publishes college textbooks and scholarly works in nearly all academic disciplines. Contact: ZHANG BING Address: No.205, Chengfu Road, Haidian district, Beijing Telephone: 62754149 China Market Focus Programme 2012 61
  • Peoples Medical Publishing House Phoenix Science Press, LtdPeoples Medical Publishing House (PMPH) has Phoenix Science Press, established in 1978, is one of themaintained the leading position in medical publishing top presses in China and has achieved comprehensivein China for half a century. PMPH has produced a competitiveness among Chinas STM publishing houses.vast wealth of medical publications including books, Its annual output of 1,000 publications ranges fromperiodicals and digital products making it the most science, technology, agriculture, architecture, medicalimportant medical publishing base in China. and popular science to leisure and style, and learningContact: DU XIAN aids.Address: No.19 South Street, Panjiayuan, Chaoyang Contact: JIN GUOHUADistrict, Beijing Address: Section A, No.1, Hunan Road, NanjingTelephone: 59787352 Telephone: 025-83657650Peoples Publishing House Posts and TelecommunicationsPeoples Publishing House (PPH), founded in 1921, is the Press biggest and the most authoritative publisher of political Posts & Telecommunications Press, established in 1953,books in China. Its publishing covers popular books of the is a large-scale specialised publishing house under theimportant works by or on top politicians, and the great management of the Ministry of Industry and Informationacademic writings on politics, philosophy, history, law, Technology. PT Press is a comprehensive science andeconomy and culture, etc. technology house combining book, periodical, audio-Contact: LI BING video & electronic, and network publishing. Address: No.166 Chao Yang Men Nei DaJie ,Beijing ,China Contact: JI ZHONGHUA Telephone: 65289499 Address: No.A-14, Xizhaosi Street, Dongcheng District, Beijing Phoenix Juvenile and Childrens Telephone: 67129205Publishing LtdPhoenix Juvenile and Childrens Publishing is a National Practice Magazine of Inner MongoliaTop 100 Publisher committed to publishing for children Contact: LIANG JINYU and young adults. It has developed co-operative Address: Qingcheng street, Xincheng district,Hohehot,relationships with overseas counterparts and sold Inner Mongolia copyrights of more than 70 publications to countries and Telephone: 0471-4812861regions in Europe, the USA and Asia.Contact: QIAN YUANYUAN Press and Pulication Bureau of GuizhouAddress: Room 1116, Section A, Fenghuang Square, No.1, ProvinceHunan Road, Nanjing Contact: GENG JIE Telephone: 025-83658161 Address: No.5-9, Anzhong Road, Guiyang, Guizhou Telephone: 0851-5829767Phoenix Publishing and Media GroupPhoenix Publishing and Media Group is the largest Publishing House of Electronic Industrypublishing & media conglomerate in China. PPMG handles Established in 1982, PHEI is a comprehensive publishera wide range of businesses hotel management, real of integrated books, magazines, video products andestate, finance, film, etc. At the centre of this is PPM Inc, knowledge services. PHEI has set up an excellentthe largest share-market valued culture-related company. platform on digital contents, software development andContact: CHEN HAIYAN application, educational training and related business.Address: Section A, No.1, Hunan Road, Nanjing PHEI attaches more and more importance to digital andTelephone: 025-83658902 online publishing in recent years. Contact: AO RAN Address: Huaxin Building, No.228, Jinjiacun, South Wanshou Road, Beijing Telephone: 8825400362 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Qingdao Integrated Law Enforcement on Shaanxi Publishing Group Co, LtdCultural Market Shaanxi Publishing Group Co. Ltd is an industry-leadingContact: ZHAO XIUJUN enterprise in Shaanxi Province, with jurisdiction over 10Address: No.19, Xianggang Middle Road, Qingdao South wholly owned subsidiaries, 10 newspapers and magazineDistrict, Shandong publishing unit. Telephone: 0532-85913296 Contact: ZHANG WEI Address: No.66, Keji Second Road, Xian, ShaanxiQingdao Publishing Group Telephone: 029-88324056Qingdao Publishing Group is a state-owned culturalenterprise which publishes books on social science, Shaanxi Sanqin Publishing House Co. Ltdliterature, public life and fashions, health and medicine, Sanqin Publishing House the most well-known publishersand books for children. It has a wonderful social of ancient works in China. It‘s titles include ancient novels,reputation and was awarded the “First Ranked Press in chorography, history & reference books concerning theChina” and “National Key Cultural Export Enterprise” by ancient dynasties and the foundation of Chinese culture.the government. In the last 20 years the agency has published manyContact: GAO JIMIN books, the company’s strength coming from orientatingAddress: No.182,Haier Road, Qingdao, Shandong its output around their national readership. Telephone: 0532-68068886 Contact: DAI XIAONUO Address: No.147, Xian North Street, Shaanxi Red Flag Press Telephone: 029-87205115Red Flag Press is a national-level publisher withan emphasis on political and economic titles. The Shaanxi Taibai Literature and Artcorporation strives to deliver publications and aims to Publishing House Co. Ltddevelop Red Flag Press into a cutting-edge and world- Contact: DANG JING renowned multimedia corporation. Address: No.147, Xian North Street, Shanxi Contact: XU YONGXIN Telephone: 029-87275858Address: No.2, Shatan North Street, Dongcheng District,Beijing Shandong Electronic Audio and VideoTelephone: 84017216 Publishing House Co. Ltd Shan Dong Electronic Audio and Video Publishing HouseScience Press Ltd Co. Ltd which is located in hometown of ConfuciusChina Science Publishing & Media Ltd. was founded in Shandong, is a medium-sized cultural enterprisebased on 58-year old Science Press in July 2011. It is specialing in electronic, audio & video and digital networkthe largest comprehensive science and technology publishing. publishing house in China. With science, technology, Contact: WANG SHAOYUAN medicine, education and social sciences as its major Address: No.189, Yingxiongshan Road,Jinan, Shandongpublishing disciplines, it publishes over 9,000 titles and Telephone: 0531-82098389235 journals annually. Contact: LIN PENG Shandong Friendship Publishing HouseAddress: No.16, Donghuangchenggen North Street, Contact: YAO WENRUI Dongcheng District, Beijing Address: No.189, Yingxiongshan Road,Jinan, ShandongTelephone: 64010683 Telephone: 0531-82098760Shaanxi Normal University General Shandong Peoples Publishing House LtdPublishing House Co. Ltd Shandong Peoples Publishing Co. Ltd, founded in 1951, isContact: GAO JINGWEI one of the oldest professional publishing houses in China.Address: Floor 1-3, Building C Qujiangwenhua, No.300-9, We are dedicated in publishing books on humanities andYanta South Road, Xian, Shaanxi social sciences along with China’s reform and opening up.Telephone: 029-85251104 Our annual sales revenue is nearly two hundred million yuan. Shaanxi Peoples Publishing House Co. Ltd Contact: DING LI Contact: SONG YAPING Address: No.39, Shengli Street, Jinan, ShandongAddress: No.147, North Street, Xian, Shaanxi Telephone: 0531-82098019Telephone: 029-87205188 China Market Focus Programme 2012 63
  • Shandong Publishing House Shanghai Hongwen NetworkingShandong Publishing Group, which was founded in 1951, Technology Co. Ltd.has become a large cultural industry group integrated Contact: ZHANG LIPING with editing, printing, publishing, material supply, foreign & Address: No.35 Bo Xia Street ,Shanghai,China domestic trade, and teaching and scientific research with Telephone: 65610382-8003book production as its core.Contact: JI TAO Shanghai iPrinting Co. LtdAddress: No.39, Shengli Street, Jinan, Shandong Contact: Maggie QinTelephone: 0531-82098326 Address: No.28, Alley 23, Yingao Road, Baoshan District, Shanghai 200439Shandong Science and Technology Press Telephone: +86 2165 918300Co. LtdContact: XIAO CAN Shanghai Press and PublishingAddress: No.16, Yuhan Road, Jinan, Shandong Development CompanyTelephone: 0531-82098489 The Shanghai Press and Publishing Development Company has been in charge of the compilation,Shanghai Century Publishing Co. Ltd publishing and distribution of the English-languageContact: Lan Wen “Cultural China” series, under which dozens of new booksAddress: 193 Fujian Road (Middle), Shanghai 200001 are unveiled annually. The books allow readers to seeTelephone: +86 2153 594508 China from many perspectives and introduces the cultural richness of contemporary China. Shanghai Century Publishing Co. Ltd Contact: ZHU PING Chinese Classics Publishing House Address: Building F,No.7, Donghu Road, Xuhui District,Shanghai Chinese Classics Publishing House, with a Shanghai history of more than fifty years, has an output of mainly Telephone: 021-54662039literary, historical, philosophy, religious, language and artbooks. It is also devoted to the publication of popular Shanxi Publishing and Media Grouptraditional culture volumes. It is said that if you want to learn about Chinas 5,000-Contact: WANG JIANZHONG year civilization, go to Shanxi: the Province in the middleAddress: No.272, Ruijin Second Road, Shanghai of China with a long and abundant history. SXPMG hasTelephone: 021-64371647 book publishing and copy right trade co-operation with publishing houses in UK, America, Europe, South andShanghai Century Publishing Co. Ltd East Asia. We look to build mutual trust and beneficialScientific and Technological Education cooperation with more publishing houses around thePublishing House world.Shanghai Scientific and Technological Education Contact: DENG GUOSHUAI Publishing House is a nation-wide press specialising in the Address: No.9, Xinnanyitiao West, Yingze Street, Taiyuan,field of education of science and technology. It publishes Shanxi scientific, technological and vocational education, and Telephone: 0351-5628518popular science books aimed at all levels of teachers andstudents, scientists and lovers of science. Sichuan Fine Arts Publishing House Co.Contact: YAO JIANGUO LtdAddress: No.393, Guanshengyuan Road, Our house is the sole professional arts publishing houseShanghai in Southwest China. With many experienced arts editorsTelephone: 021-64703082 we mainly deal with the publication of albums of art and photography, works of calligraphy, arts teaching materials, tourism materials, and children’s books. Contact: MA XIAOFENG Address: No.12, Sandongqiao Road, Jinniu District, Chengdu, Sichuan Telephone: 028-8773440864 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Sichuan Literature and Art Press Ltd. SinoMaps PressSichuan Literature & Art Press Limited Company is one of SinoMaps Press is a public institution under the Nationalthe best publishing agencies in China. Founded in 1984, administration of surveying, mapping and geoinformation.our company has published more than 4,000 titles selling It is the most diversified, the largest market share and200 million copies. We have enjoyed good relationships the widest distribution. Since 1954, SinoMaps Press haswith many masters like Thomas Transtromer, Allen provided authoritative, up-to-date and high quality mapGinsberg and Watanabe Junichi. products for the economic construction, education,Contact: HU YAN national defense, foreign affairs and peoples daily life.Address: No.6. Wenxuan Road, Rongbeishangmao Street, Contact: SHI ZHONGXIAN Chengdu, Sichuan Address: No.57, Honglian South Road, XichengTelephone: 028-86259302 District Telephone: 83060852Sichuan Nationalities Publishing HouseSichuan Nationality Press, founded in 1953, is a Soochow University Presscomprehensive publishing house unique in China for Contact: SHEN HAIMU publishing normative Yi language books and essential Address: No.1, Shizijie, Suzhou, Jiangsu volumes of the Tibetan language. Telephone: 0512-6522781Contact: ZHANG SIYU Address: No.12, Sandongqiao Road, Jinniu District, Southern Publishing and Media Co. LtdChengdu, Sichuan Southern Publishing and Media Co. Ltd, is the biggestTelephone: 028-87734160 publishing corporation in South China. Established in 2009 and located in Guangzhou, SPM is involved inSichuan Peoples Publishing Co. Ltd editing, publishing & distributing books, magazines, audio-Sichuan People’s Publishing House is a comprehensive video products, digital publication and e-journals, as wellpress that mainly publishes books in social sciences. With as printing, packing, publication importing & exportingthe largest number of senior editors, it is the earliest and and copyright trading. SPM owns 8 publishing housesmost influential press in Sichuan Province. and produes 5,000 books & 500 audio-video productsContact: XIE WEI per year.Address: No.2, Huaishu Street, Qingyang District, Contact: CHEN CHAOYING Xhengdu, Sichuan Address: No.11, Shuiyin Road, Huanshi dong Road,Telephone: 028-86259534 Guangzhou, Guangdong Telephone: 020-37604937Sichuan Science and Technonlogy PressSichuan Publishing House of Science & Technology The Books and Newpaper PeriodicalsCo. Ltd, established in 1982, business and brands Distributor Association of Xinjianginclude book publication, two science and technology Contact: LI CHUNYANG magazines and a deputy brand (Huake Audio-video Address: Jiefang South Road, Wulumuqi, Xinjiangpublishing house). We have published more than 7,000 Telephone: 0991-2311520titles including many volumes on traditional medicineand sports, and scientific and technical monograph. Our The Copyright Society of Xinjiangbooks have won widespread praise from all sectors of Contact: DING XIAOLUN society. Address: Jiefang South Road, Wulumuqi, XinjiangContact: QIAN DANNING Telephone: 0991-2311520Address: No.12, Sandongqiao Road, Jinniu District,Chengdu, Sichuan Telephone: 028-87734023 China Market Focus Programme 2012 65
  • The Fourth Military Medical University Wuhan Publishing HousePress Wuhan Publishing House was set up in 1986 in WuhanFourth Military Medical University Press is a national City. We have published more than 6,200 titles, with themedical Press, attached to the Fourth Military Medical total output exceeding 400 million copies. CoveringUniversity. The Publication includes: medical textbooks economics, politics, law, education, culture, scienceand teaching reference books, medical books, medical and technology, more than 400 of our titles have beenscience books, and related e-books. The press is awarded prizes. We continue to strive for excellence, andcommitted to promoting the progress of medical science to make our business more prosperous.and the popularization of medical knowledge. Contact: LIU SHAN Contact: TU LIYAN Address: No.490, Xinhua Road, Wuhan, Hubei Address: No.17,Changle West Road, Xian, Shaanxi Telephone: 027-85601632Telephone: 029-84776769 Xiamen International Book Co. LtdThe Publicity Department of Hebei The core business of XIBC is book & newspaper importProvincial Committee. CPC and export. Business with Taiwan, Hong Kong andContact: KANG ZHENHAI Southeast Asia accounts for a large proportion of ourAddress: No.46, Weiming Street, Shijiazhuang, Hebei work. The company boasts a annual book export volumeTelephone: 0311-87902906 up to 8 million dollars, and annual import volume up to 4.7 million dollars.The Publishers Association of Xinjiang Contact: CHEN JIAYI Contact: HOU HANMIN Address: Floor 4, No.3, Yuehua Road, Huli District,Address: Jiefang South Road, Wulumuqi, Xinjiang Xiamen, Fujian Telephone: 0991-2398000 Telephone: 0592-5369928The Xinhua Bookstore of Urumqi XinJiang Xinhua Winshare Publishing and Media Co.Contact: MAO JIANXIN LtdAddress: No.2, Jiefangnan Road, Wulumuqi, Xinjiang Sichuan Publishing Group Co. Ltd, established in 2003,Telephone: 0991-2818398 is a large state-owned publishing group. SCPG has 4 wholly-owned subsidiaries including Sichuan NationalitiesTongfang Knowledge Network Technology Publishing House, one holding company, and more thanCo., Ltd., (Beijing) 700 employees. Contact: WANG MINGLIANG Contact: AN QINGGUO Address: A-2th Building, Dongsheng kejiyuan, Address: No.6. Wenxuan Road, Rongbeishangmao Street,No.66,Xixiaokou Road, Haidian district, Beijing Chengdu, Sichuan Telephone: 62962406 Telephone: 028-83157017Tongji University Press Xinjiang Art and Photography PublishingContact: ZHI WENJUN HouseAddress: No.1239, Siping Road, Shanghai Xinjiang Art and Photography Publishing Company isTelephone: 021-65985366 an integrated company with publications mainly in art, photography and aesthetics. All editions of our books areTsinghua University Press Ltd published in Chinese, Uygur and Kazak. Tsinghua University Press (TUP) is one of the leading Contact: REFUKADIJIANG HEILILI academic and education publishers since 1980. Around Address: No.1085 North West Street ,Urumqi, China3,000 new titles yearly over a wide range of subject areas, Telephone: 0991-2860527such as natural science and engineering, humanities andsocial sciences, foreign languages studies, and vocational Xinjiang Education Publishing Houseeducation. TUP is active in journal and digital publishing. Xinjiang Educational Publishing Company is the largestTUP has cooperation and partnerships with many publishing company of educational books. internationally well-known publishers. Contact: KAMENJIANG REYIMUBAYIContact: ZONG JUNFENG Address: No.187, Shengli Road, Xinjiang Address: Xueyan Building, Shuangqing Road, Haidian Telephone: 0991-2862894District, BeijingTelephone: 62770175-300166 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • Xinjiang Peoples Publishing House Yunnan Aurora Publishing House Co. LtdXinjiang People’s Publishing Company is the largest Yunnan Aurora Publishing Houses Co. Ltd was foundedintegrated publishing company in Xinjiang with all editions in 1985, and specialises in general youth and childrensof our books in Chinese, Uygur, Kazak, Mongolian, books, encyclopaedic works and literature. Khalkhas and Xibo. Contact: LI YUNHUA Contact: ZHANG XINTAI Address: No.609, Huancheng West Road, KunmingAddress: No.348, Jiefang Nan Road, Wulumuqi, Xinjiang Telephone: 0871-4175569Telephone: 0991-2828712 Yunnan Fine Arts Publishing HouseXinjiang Science and Technology Yunnan Fine Arts Publishing House Co. Ltd wasPublishing House founded in 1989, and specialises in culture, literature,Xinjiang Science and Technoloygy Publishing Company is art, paintings, calligraphy and engraving, cculpture,a integrated publishing company with all editions of our photography, arts and crafts, education, andbooks in Chinese, Uygur, Kazak and Mongolian. archaeology. Contact: CHEN GONGQING Contact: YANG XUHENG Address: No.255, Yanan Road, Wulumuqi Address: No.609, Huancheng West Road, KunmingTelephone: 0991-2860763 Telephone: 0871-4193099Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region News Yunnan Peoples Publishing House Co. LtdPublication / Copyrights Bureau Yunnan People’s Publishing House Co. Ltd was founded inContact: SHI YONGQIANG 1951, and specialises in politics, economics, Philosophy,Address: Jianshe Square, Guangming Road, Wulumuqi history, law, culture, tourism and reference books.Telephone: 0991-8843801 Contact: ZHAO SHIDING Address: No.609, Huancheng West Road, KunmingYilin Press Ltd Telephone: 0871-4191758Yilin Press, dedicated to publishing literature and socialsciences, is one of the most renowned publishers in Yunnan Publishing Corporation Group LtdChina. As a top-level national award winner, Yilin Press Our group was founded in 2005. The corporationshas earned the honour of National Model Publisher. It activities cover a range of publishing, distribution,regards brand building and long-term development as printing, newspaper, magazine, audio-visual products,its key strategies. With professional competence and digital publishing, books import and export andcomprehensive competitiveness, Yilin Press has achieved copyrights trading. Besides those main domains, thesignificant success in publishing. corporation also engages in education, tourism, scientificContact: ZHAO WEI research and real estate. Address: No.1, Hunan Road, Nanjing Contact: GUO TIANYI Telephone: 025-83658355 Address: No.609, Huancheng West, Road, Kunming, YunnanYunnan Science and Technology Press Co. Telephone: 0871-4102783LtdYunnan Science and Technology Press Ltd. was founded Zhejiang Childrens Publishing House Ltdin 1985, and specialises in social science, agricultural, We are publishers of childrens literature, comic bookstransportation economics, culture, scientific research, and scientific books for children from infants to junioreducation, calligraphy engraving, biography, customs school students. and conventions, and medicine and hygiene. Contact: PING JING Contact: SUN WEIXIAN Address: 40 Tianmushan Road, Hangzhou Address: No.609, Huanchen West Road, Kunming Telephone: 0571-88909830Telephone: 0871-4190886 Zhejiang Education Publishing House We publish teaching materials for middle and primary schools, and psychology and encyclopedia volumes. Contact: LIANG MING Address: 40 Tianmushan Road, Hangzhou Telephone: 0571-88909753 China Market Focus Programme 2012 67
  • Zhejiang Literature and Art Publishing Co.LtdWe publish Chinese and well-known foreign works, literarytheory and art books. Contact: ZOU LIANG Address: 347 Tiyuchang Road, Hangzhou Telephone: 0571-85176798Zhejiang Peoples Publishing HouseWe are publishers of philosophy, politics, law, economy,history and culture books. Contact: WANG LIBO Address: 347 Tiyuchang Road, Hangzhou Telephone: 0571-85175031Zhejiang Sinour Industry Co. LtdContact: Zhang Xu Address: 108 Wenhui Road, Hangzhou, Zhejiang 310004Telephone: +8657185172901Zhejiang University Press Co. LtdEstablished in 1984, Zhejiang University Press is oneof the leading scholarly and art publishers in China.Each year ZJUP publishes more than 1,300 new booksand reprints about 3,000 books across all subjectareas including the natural sciences, engineering andtechnology, the humanities and social sciences, medicineand life sciences. Contact: WU XIU FANG Address: No.148, Tianmushan Road, Hangzhou, ZhejiangTelephone: 0571-8821565068 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • AboutThe London Book Fair is the global marketplace for rights negotiation andthe sale and distribution of content across print, audio, TV, film and digitalchannels.Taking place every spring in the world’s premier publishing and culturalcapital, it is a unique opportunity to explore, understand and capitalise on theinnovations shaping the publishing world of the future. The London Book Fairbrings you direct access to customers, content and emerging markets.The London Book Fair Market Focus initiative is currently in its ninth yearand has done much to open doors, creating both commercial and culturalpartnerships around the world since it was first introduced by The LondonBook Fair in 2004. The objective of the Market Focus is to put the spotlighton publishing trade links with the country or region that is showcased,highlighting its publishing industry, and the opportunities for conductingbusiness with the rest of the world. Previous Market Focus countries andregions include the Arab World, India, South Africa and Russia. Turkey will bethe Market Focus country in 2013.For further information, please visit: www.londonbookfair.co.uk China Market Focus Programme 2012 69
  • About The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for educational opportunities and cultural relations. We create international opportunities for the people of the UK and other countries and build trust between them worldwide. We work in over 100 countries in the arts, education and English and in 2010/11 we engaged face to face with 30 million people and reached 578 million. Our global arts team works with the best of British creative talent to develop innovative, high-quality events and collaborations that link thousands of artists and cultural institutions around the world, drawing them into a closer relationship with the UK. The Literature team works with UK writers, poets and the literature sector to develop collaborations and high-quality events around the world. Visit the British Council Arts website for more information on our work www.britishcouncil.org/arts70 China Market Focus Programme 2012
  • AboutThe General Administration of Press and PublicationsThe General Administration of Press and Publications (GAPP) is theadministrative agency responsible for promoting and regulating press andpublishing industries in China.China Writers’ AssociationEstablished in July 1949, China Writers’ Association (CWA) is a professionalorganization formed by writers of their own accord from all of China’s ethnicgroups, a bridge and bond linking the broad masses of writers and literaryworkers and an important social force enabling the socialist literature toprosper. Under CWA, there are currently 44 group members and 9,125individual members.The CWA holds it’s National Congress once every five years, at whichpresident, vice presidents and its National Committee are elected. TheNational Committee elects the Presidium. In November, 2006, CWA electedTie Ning, a well-known female writer, as president at its 7th National Congress.She was re-elected at its 8th National Congress in November, 2011.The major tasks of China Writers’ Association include organising writersto experience deeper in life, defending legitimate rights of its members;developing literary exchange with foreign countries; studying various kindsof literary endeavours including creative developments, running newspapersand journals, and publishing houses; and sponsoring literature awards like theMao Dun and Lu Xun Literary Prize’s, “Fine Horse Prize for Ethnic MinorityCreative Literary Writing and the National Excellent Childrens Literature Prize.China National Publications Import and Export (Group) CorporationChina National Publications Import and Export (Group) Corporation (CNPIEC)is the largest publication importer and exporter in China. CNPIEC is the eventorganizer and coordinator for the China Market Focus cultural programme.CNPIEC is also the organizer of Beijing International Book Fair (BIBF), one ofthe most influential international book fairs in the world. Now in its 19th year,BIBF will take place in the end of August with over 53,000 square metres ofexhibition space and over 2,000 exhibitors expected to attend. For moredetails, please visit: http://www.cnpeak.com/ China Market Focus Programme 2012 71
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