John Sheng

John Sheng (Chinese: 盛约翰) was born in Shanghai in the People’s Republic of China. He arrived in Australia in 1989. He has published several Chinese short stories, entitled Love in the City in 2012, Love in a Foreign Country in 2015, The Adventure of A Yi in 2016, The Death of a Martyr in 2017 and an English short-story collection (translated by Ouyang Yu) titled A Pale Skin (Novum Publishing in 2017). The short-story collection A Land of Forlorn Wide Geese features original stories which give great insight into Chinese life and ways of thinking, that were inherited from the past and are now mingling with the present.