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 email@example.com and we'll be happy to send you a copy.