Born in November 1962 in Sichuan province, Fan Wen graduated from the Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Southwest Normal University (now known as the Southwest University) in Chongqing Municipality in 1985. Since then, he has been working in Yunnan province. Based in Kunming city, national first-class writer Fan Wen works for the Yunnan Writers’ Association. Since 1986, he has published over six million words of literary works in a wide range of themes and genres. His masterpieces include a trilogy featuring Tibetan history in a century and two novels centering on the history of anti-Japanese war.