Liao Yiwu’s First U.S. Appearance

Liao Yiwu, author of The Corpse Walker and one of China’s “most exciting and most censored writers” is making his first U.S. appearance tomorrow night. In and of itself,… More

Chinese writer to speak in US after ban

Dissident writer Liao Yiwu, who fled China after authorities banned him from visiting the United States and Australia, will speak out on a first US trip, a literary group… More

Chinese writer Liao opts for exile in Germany

Chinese writer Liao Yiwu has gone into exile in Germany, saying Chinese authorities have forbidden him from publishing. Liao, 52, first came to prominence with a poem against China's… More

Chinese author banned from visiting Sydney

The Chinese government has cited ''security reasons'' for banning the dissident author and poet Liao Yiwu from travelling to Australia to attend the Sydney Writers' Festival next week. Liao… More