from the February 2012 issue
©KANA (Dargaud-Lombard s.a) 2009, by P. Ôtié, Li Kunwu
All rights reserved
For English language - Edward Gauvin © SelfMadeHero, 2012
A Chinese Life is to be published by SelfMadeHero in July 2012.
Li Kunwu has had over thirty comics works published as a State Artist in China.
Philippe Ôtié is a French diplomat. This is his first graphic novel
Translated from French by Edward Gauvin
Edward Gauvin has received fellowships and residencies from PEN America, the NEA, the Fulbright program, the Lannan Foundation, and the French Embassy. His work has won the John Dryden Translation prize and the Science Fiction & Fantasy Translation Award, and been nominated for the French-American Foundation and Oxford Weidenfeld Translation Prizes. Other publications have appeared in the New York Times, Tin House, Subtropics, World Literature Today, and Weird Fiction Review. The translator of almost 200 graphic novels, he is a contributing editor for comics at Words Without Borders.
Photo credit: Vince Passaro