Wu Ming-yi

Wu Ming-yi


Wu Ming-yi, one of the most central figures in Asian literature, is the author of several literary works including collections of essays, short stories, and novels. Widely considered the leading writer of his generation, Wu is also an artist, designer, photographer, literary professor, and environmental activist, and his works have been translated into many languages including English, French, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, Czech, and Indonesian. His novel The Man with the Compound Eyes gained Wu international recognition, with major English and French translations appearing in 2013 and 2014. The Magician on the Skywalk was short-listed for the Prix Émile Guimet de littérature asiattique, and in 2018, The Stolen Bicycle was long-listed for the Man Booker International Prize.

Buy Wu Ming-yi’s book, The Stolen Bicycle on Amazon.


Events with Wu Ming-yi

Meditations on War, Presented with The Guardian

07 May 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
972 5th Ave.
New York, NY 10075

Literary Quest: Westbeth Edition

09 May 2019
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Westbeth Artists Housing and Center for the Arts
155 Bank St.
New York, NY 10014