Category Archives: Writing

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Making China Heard: the highlights

By  Customer Service

Last week we were thrilled to welcome Nicky Harman and Helen Wang to Guanghwa Bookshop for Making China Heard, a panel discussion on the translation of contemporary Chinese fiction. If you weren’t able to attend in person, don’t worry – we’ve summarised the best insights from the night right here. Continue reading

09
Apr 17
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From big-character posters to award-winning calligrapher: An interview with calligrapher Xu Jianchu

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At the age of 13 Mr Xu Jianchu, calligraphy teacher at Guanghwa Books, first got involved in the painting of big-character posters during the Cultural Revolution.

Flash forward to 2016 and after numerous awards and international exhibitions, Mr Xu is now President of the UK Chinese Poetry Calligraphy & Painting Society, and Honorary Principal of the “Yancheng Shifu” Art College of China. Continue reading

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Dec 16