• Prizewinning AI story shows the future is here

    [Photo by MA XUEJING/CHINA DAILY]Possible indicator of things to come as science fiction award won by nonhumanAll-powerful robots and artificial intelligence have long been the subjects of science fiction. Now such technology means that fact is stranger than fiction. A science fiction story,Th...


  • Top 10 words making a buzz in online literature

    China Literature Group exhibits artistic renditions of 150 of its online literature IPs in Dongguan Library on April 22 last year.[Photo provided to China Daily]A list of the "Top 10 Buzzwords in Chinese Online Literature in 2023", co-released recently by The Paper, a digital newspap...


  • Writing his own reality

    Peng Jianbin.[Photo provided to China Daily]When Peng Jianbin was a grade-two student at a boarding high school in Guiyang county, Central China's Hunan province, 24 years ago, as a top student excelling in the sciences, he was looking for a way to entertain himself. Finding that few peopl...


  • All-round boom in Chinese book industry feeds nationwide passion for reading

    People attend the 35th Beijing Book Fair. Photo: VCGEditor's Note:In 2023, a series of noteworthy topics have emerged in the Chinese cultural landscape. In the planning of the 2023 Cultural Gala, the Global Times will delve into nine important topics, aiming to showcase the multidimensiona...


  • 2023 Nanjing Week literature salon inspires young people

    A book-sharing salon, as part of the 2023 Nanjing Week, was held recently in Nanjing, capital of east China’s Jiangsu Province.Zhu Yingchun, Chinese book designer, and Tracy Subisak, American best-selling children's book writer, co-hosted the salon with the participation of students from univer...


  • Chilean embassy commemorates 78th anniversary of Nobel laureate Gabriela Mistral's literary tri

    [Photo provided to chinadaily.com.cn]The Chilean Embassy in Beijing hosted a commemorative event on Monday to mark the 78th anniversary of the Nobel Prize in Literature that was awarded to renowned Chilean poet Gabriela Mistral.Professor Zhao Zhenjiang, a distinguished Spanish language professor at...


  • Nobel author Mo Yan honored with museum

    Mo Yan attends the opening ceremony of a new museum dedicated to him in Gaomi, Shandong province, on Tuesday.[Photo provided to China Daily]To honor his achievements and boost rural development, a new museum dedicated to Mo Yan opened to visitors in Gaomi, Shandong province, on Tuesday.Mo Yan,...


  • Return of Newriting warmly received

    The January 2024 issue of Newriting, the country's first "mook" (magazine book).[Photo provided to China Daily]Newriting magazine, the first issue of which came out in 2008, was China's first "mook" (magazine book) publishing original literary work.After a pause in...