Xiaolu GuoXiaolu Guo FRSL () born 20 November 1973) is a Chinese-born British novelist, memoirist and film-maker, who explores migration, alienation, memory, personal journeys, feminism, translation and transnational identities.
Guo has directed a dozen films including documentaries and fictions. Her most well-known films include She, a Chinese and We Went to Wonderland. Her novels have been translated into 28 languages. ''Nine Continents: A Memoir In and Out of China'' won the National Book Critics Circle Award 2017. In 2013, she was named as one of ''Granta'' magazine's Best of Young British Novelists, a list drawn up once a decade. She is one of the inaugural fellows of the Columbia Institute of Ideas and Imagination in Paris, 2018, and a jury member for the Man Booker Prize 2019. She is currently a visiting professor and Writer-in-Residence at Columbia University in New York City. Provided by Wikipedia