Wenguang Huang

Wenguang Huang, a Chicago-based writer, translator and journalist, is the author of The Little Red Guard (Riverhead, Penguin), a memoir that chronicles his growing up in central China during the 1970s. He co-authored A Death in the Lucky Holiday Hotel (Public Affairs) that chronicles the fall of Bo Xilai and depicts the inner workings of the Chinese Communist Party. He has translated Chinese writer Liao Yiwu’s The Corpse Walker: Real Life Stories: China From the Bottom Up  (Pantheon), God is Red (Harper Collins), For a Song and One Hundred Songs (Amazon Publishing) and Yan Xianhui’s Women from Shanghai (Pantheon). He was the recipient of the 2007 PEN Translation Fund Award.