Shuang Xuetao is one of the most highly celebrated young Chinese writers. Born in 1983 in the city of Shenyang, Shuang has written six volumes of fiction, for which he has won the Blossoms Literary Prize, the Wang Zengqi Short Story Prize, and, most recently, the Blancpain-Imaginist Literary Prize for the best Chinese writer under forty-five. His short stories and novellas, including “Moses on the Plain,” have been adapted into major television productions and feature films. Rouge Street is his first book to appear in English. Shuang lives in Beijing.