Wang Bang

Wang Bang is a Chinese writer currently based in UK. She has published a non-fiction collection The Texture of Hard Times: An Observational Memoir of Life in the UK, a collection of film reviews Films and Cities, a manga story Ya San (published in French), and several short story collections and picture books. Her works have been published in Flower City, OWSPACE, Words Without Borders (an American digital literary magazine), and the catalogue of Tales of Our Time, an exhibition focusing on new art from Greater China held at the Guggenheim Museum in New York in the fall of 2016. She was shortlisted for the Chinese Youth Writer Award 2019 and her work was on the list of China’s 10 best non-fiction books of 2018 compiled by the magazine Harvest Literary. Wang Bang is the only non-native writer selected for Escalator 2022, a scheme run by the National Centre for Writing in the East of England.