SELECTED FICTION

A MINOR REVOLUTION

When Shen’s husband, economics professor Zhou Peng, says he’s joining his students on hunger strike in Tiananmen Square, she begs him to reconsider. The army tanks are already hemming in the gathering protestors, and Shen, an illiterate woman from the countryside, understands better than the students the real threat of violent retaliation.

THE FABLE OF THE FOOTLESS MAN

EXCERPT FROM LOST IN THE LONG MARCH

A jade miner finds a prize only a king can afford.
Will he receive the award he deserves?

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FURTHER NEWS OF DEFEAT

When Japanese soldiers arrive in a remote Chinese village,
can an unlikely friendship be allowed to bloom?

AT THIS MOMENT, IN THIS SPACE

Physicist Paul Hwang has lost all his sons. Can he find them in another dimension?

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CATALOGERS OF THE GALAXY

Finding the aliens means finding Hayden's rockstar father, and Hayden wants nothing more than to be with his father.

NEW WORK IN NEW CHINA

China has reverted into an imperial monarchy.
Can a poor farmer find good work in a new nation?

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