Xiaolu Guo is an award-winning Chinese-born author, screenwriter and film maker. She studied at Beijing Film Academy, and later at the National Film and Television School in the UK.
Her first novel in English translation was Village of Stone (2004). It was followed by her first novel written in English, A Concise Chinese-English Dictionary for Lovers in 2007, which was shortlisted for the Orange Prize for Fiction (now the Women's Prize for Fiction) the same year. Her other works include UFO In Her Eyes (2009), I Am China (2014) and A Lover’s Discourse (2020).
Guo has written and directed several award-winning films and documentaries and has taught Creative Writing and Film at various universities, including Kings College London and Harvard.
Books by Xiaolu Guo
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