​​         Chinese Stories in English   

We provide free English translations of Chinese flash fiction, short stories, jokes and newspaper articles; plus links to the Chinese text for language learners, and a blog about the experiences of an FFG (Fat Foreign Guy) in China.

Click the links to see our translations:
     FLASH FICTION -- the shortest of short stories, also called one-minute stories or mini-stories 
     SHORT STORIES -- slightly longer than mini-stories, including essays as well as fiction 
     JOKES -- experiments in cross-cultural humor
     NEWS -- Archives only, no recent stories. Mostly from Liuzhou (Leo-JOE), Guangxi, newspapers 
     RECENT POSTS -- announced every ten days (or so) on Twitter 

See also:                                                                                                                                                          https://twitter.com/fannyi5

     BLOG -- currently inactive; archived posts only

     HINTS -- for using this site to practice your Chinese (or English) reading skills

     LINKS -- other sites you may find interesting

If you want to see the original Chinese text of any article but the link is broken or nonexistent, send an email to our librarian at jimmahler1@yahoo.com and we'll be happy to send you a copy.