June 2, 2023


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Taiwanese writer wins Newman Prize for Chinese Literature

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Chu_TaiwanTaiwanese writer Chu Tien-wen has been awarded the fourth Newman Prize for Chinese Literature, becoming the second Taiwanese writer to win the American award that recognizes outstanding achievements in Chinese prose or poetry.

Chu, a prominent Taiwanese novelist and screenwriter, won the award with her “Fin-de-Siecle Splendor,” a collection of short stories set in Taipei.

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