Kanyu Wang

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Visiting address Niels Henrik Abels vei 36 P. A. Munchs hus 0371 Oslo
Postal address Postboks 1010 Blindern 0315 Oslo

Academic interests

Chinese science fiction; China studies; science fiction studies; futurism; gender studies; eco criticism; environmental humanities; science fiction industry studies; international communication of science fiction; creative writing.


2012-2014, Master of Fine Arts (Creative Writing), Fudan University

2008-2012, Bachelor of Management Sciences (Business Administration), Fudan University


  • 2019  Annual Short Story Award of Shanghai Writers' Association ( "The Language Sheath")
  • 2016   Xingyun Awards for Global Chinese SF

                 Silver Award for Best Novella (“Of Cloud and Mist”)

                 Silver Award for Best New Writer

                 Shortlist Award for Best Work for Potential Movie Adaption (“Mechanical Squirrel”)

  • 2015    Xingyun Awards for Global Chinese SF

                 Gold Award for Best Movie Script (“Of Cloud and Mist”, co-authored with Anna Wu)

                 Silver Award for Best New Writer

                 Silver Award for Best Fan

  • 2015    SF Comet - International Science Fiction Short Story Competition

                 Winner ("Back to Myan")

  • 2014   Xingyun Awards for Global Chinese SF   

                 Silver Award for Best Fan


  • 2016-2020, Overseas Market Director, Storycom
  • 2014-2016, Program Officer, Nordic Center, Fudan University < https://www.nordiccentre.net/>

Positions held

  • Plurality University Network (U +), board member < https://www.plurality-university.org/>
  • Asia SF Association, founding member < https://asiasfassociation.com/>
  • Shanghai Writers Association, contract writer of 2019 and regular member < http://www.shzuojia.cn/>
  • Science Fiction Committee of Shanghai Popular Science Writers' Association
  • World Chinese Science Fiction Association, vice chair
  • SF AppleCore, co-founder  <http: // en. applecore.cc>



Tags: Science Fiction, China, Chinese literature, Cultural Studies, Environmental Humanities, Gender Studies, Creative Writing


  • 《道家思想与生态女性主义的中国应用——郝景芳<流浪苍穹>解读》(The Chinese Application of Daoism and Ecofeminism——Reading Hao Jingfang’s Vagabonds.) Modern Chinese Literature Criticism, 2020/3, pp. 14-19.
  • "Chinese Science Fiction Goes Global." Korean Literature Now, September 2019. <https://koreanliteraturenow.com/essay/essay-chinese-science-fiction-goes-global>
  • "Chinese Science Fiction Going Abroad—A Brief History of Translation." Clarkesworld Magazine, May 2018, pp. 147-151.
  •  "A Brief Introduction to Chinese Science Fiction." Mithila Review. 2 November 2016. https://mithilareview.com/wang_11_16/. Access 8 April 2020. Reprinted in Broken Stars: Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction in Translation edited by Liu, Ken, Tor, 2019 pp. 447-464.
  • 《“无类型”文学创作的追求》(In Pursuit of Non-Genre Writing: Hao Jingfang’s Writing.) Wenyi Daily, 19 September 2016, p. 2.
  •  《多重边缘下的中心》(Centralization among Multi-edges: Ken Liu’s Speculative Fiction Writing.)  Wenyi Daily, 24 June 2016, p. 4.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2022). The Way Spring Arrives and Other Stories: A Collection of Chinese Science Fiction and Fantasy in Translation from a Visionary Team of Female and Nonbinary Creators. Tordotcom. ISBN 978-1250768919. 400 p.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2022). The Making of the Wandering Earth: A Film Production Handbook. Routledge. ISBN 9781032072166. 292 p.

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  • Wang, Kanyu (2022). Social Utopian Experiments in Ecodystopias: Martian Exploration in Chinese Science Fiction.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2022). Mediating Resources in a Frozen World: An Eco-Feminist Perspective on Arctic and Icy Imagination in Contemporary Chinese Science Fiction.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2022). Ecofeminism.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2022). Imagining Diverse Futures.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2022). Immobility, Technology and Wellbeing: A Reflection of Shanghai Lockdown.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Chinese SF industry. Vector-critical journal of the British Science Fiction Association.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). The Evolution of Nüwa: A Brief “Herstory” of Chinese SF. Vector-critical journal of the British Science Fiction Association.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Science Fiction is a Many-gendered Thing: Regina Kanyu Wang. [Internet]. https://nettop.guru/wordpress/science-fiction-is-a-many-gend.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Science Fiction as Ecofiction. [Internet]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K_dKJb4TyKU&t=407s.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Us in Flux.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Can Chinese Science Fiction Transcend Binary Thinking.
  • Wang, Kanyu & Chattopadhyay, Bodhisattva (2021). Fiction and Future.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Conversation with Xia Jia and Regina Kanyu Wang: Women in Chinese Science Fiction. [Internet]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z6Xidqd2W0E.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). The global appeal of the new generation of Chinese sci-fi writers with Regina K Wang.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Exploring Chinese Science Fiction - Essence of Wonder Show. [Internet]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8NL3Zxl2LBY.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Sci-fi China: Avatars, Aliens, Anthropos.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Internationa Science Fiction Research | Report on Workshop "Sci-fi China: Avatars, Aliens, Anthropos". 《四十二史》(42 History).
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Talk on Chinese SF.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). SFF in Non-Western Language. [Internet]. https://flights-of-foundry.org/schedule/.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). The Business of Translation. [Internet]. https://flights-of-foundry.org/schedule/.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2021). Conversation with Regina Kanyu Wang: Women in Chinese science fiction. [Internet]. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfrwmWzGtvM.
  • Chattopadhyay, Bodhisattva; Thorsson, Bergsveinn; Brock, Patrick; Wang, Kanyu & Tveit, Marta (2021). Imagination Workshop.
  • Chattopadhyay, Bodhisattva & Wang, Kanyu (2021). Chinese Science Fiction Database: Feng Zhang.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2020). 《道家思想与生态女性主义的中国应用——郝景芳<流浪苍穹>解读》(The Chinese Application of Daoism and Ecofeminism——Reading Hao Jingfang’s Vagabonds.). 《新文学评论》(Modern Chinese Literature Criticism). p. 14–19.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2020). The Imagination Desk with Regina Kanyu Wang on Chinese SF, CoFUTURES, Imagination. [Internet]. https://theimaginationdesk.libsyn.com/regina-kanyu-wang.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2020). Science Fiction Writing and Female Perspective in SF.
  • Wang, Kanyu (2020). Panel about Asian SciFi with Regina Kanyu Wang, YK Yoon, Taiyo Fujii and Shaoyan Hu. [Internet]. https://dreieichcon.de/2020/program.

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