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Binyan Liu, Chinese author. Honorary fellow Iowa University, 1982. Member China Writer's Association (vice-chairman 1985-1990, National Award for Literature Reportage 1981, 85, 87).

Background

Liu, Binyan was born on January 15, 1925 in Changchun City, Jilin, People's Republic China.

Career

Teacher, Tianjin, People's Republic China, 1944-1946;youth worker, Harbin, People's Republic China, 1946-1950;journalist, China Youth News, Beijing, 1951-1958;editor translations of foreign philosophical works, Beijing, 1978-1979;senior reporter, People's Daily, Beijing, 1979-1987;writer, Beijing, 1987-1988;Nieman fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988-1989;writer-in-residence, Trinity College, Hartford, Connecticut, since 1989. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Tell the World, 1990, (collection of reportage in English) Men or Monsters?, 1982, 11 collections of literature reportage.

Membership

Member China Writer's Association (vice-chairman 1985-1990, National Award for Literature Reportage 1981, 85, 87). M C.

Connections

Son of Fengming and Yaqin (Shen) L. Married Hong Zhu, May 18, 1929. Children: Dahong, Xiaoyan.

father:
Fengming Liu

mother:
Yaqin (Shen) Liu

spouse:
Hong Zhu

children:
Dahong Liu

Xiaoyan Liu