Chen Qiufan (Stanley Chan) was born in Swatow, China.
He is a science fiction writer, a columnist and an online advertising strategist. He published his first short story in 1997 in <Science Fiction World>
, China's largest science fiction magazine. Since 2004, he has published over 30 stories in <Science Fiction World>, <Esquire>
and other magazines. His first novella, <The Abyss of Vision>, came out in 2006. He won several awards, Taiwan's Dragon Fantasy Award, China Galaxy Award, Chinese Nebula Award and a SF & Fantasy Translation Award (Translated by Ken Liu). He had several stories translated into English (mostly by Ken Liu) and Italian can be found on Clarkesworld, Interzone, F & SF and other anthologies such as <The Apex Book of World SF II> and <Alias 6>.
His debut novel <The Waste Tide> (2013) was described as "When William Gibson writes The Windup Girl".
He now lives in Beijing and works for Google China.
Know more about his thoughts on SF:<现实·超越·想象>(The Reality Surpasses the Imagination)<我是怎样跟科幻发生关系的>(How do I have connection with SF)<你写科幻小说的母题是什么？>(What's the Motif of Your Science Fiction)
Know more about his Info/Activities
(Wikipedia in China)
(Twitter in China)
(Quora in China)
And after all,actually, Stanley Chan Is Fxxking Insane.