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; gender studies; eco criticism.


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
  • SF AppleCore, co-founder  <http: // en. applecore.cc>



Selected publications

  • 《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.
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