"There are few writers who can fuse the stories of China and those of foreign lands together as seamlessly as Ling Zhang. This reflects her value as a writer and the value of her works ... I believe Ling Zhang will become an outstanding one among those Chinese writers who persevere in using Chinese language in their writings while living overseas." - Mo Yan, winner of the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature
Ling Zhang is the author of four novels and three collections of short stories. She was born in Hangzhou, in Zhejiang Province, China, in 1957 and later moved to Wenzhou with her parents. She graduated from Fudan University with a major in English and moved to Canada in 1986. She has an M.A. in English from the University of Calgary and currently lives in Toronto.
It was refreshing to read this book about Chinese migrants coming to Canada from the viewpoint of a Chinese born writer. Read morePublished on May 12 2013 by Dim Sum Kid
Gold Mountain Blues by Ling Zhang is an extraordinary read and page turner. The novel is a fictional family saga set in China and Canada, spanning 125 years from 1879 to 2004, with... Read morePublished on June 18 2012 by Zoë S. Roy