Catalonia Meets Shanghai

Jordi Punti, Wendy Zhu |

Jordi Punti a writer from a small province in Europe meets Wendy Zhu from a larger province in China. How have their birthplaces shaped their writing? Wendy’s stories have been published in many journals and anthologies and her work acclaimed as a “renewal of a refined sensibility characteristic of Southern China.” Jordi, also a writer of short stories has won several awards for his novels. His latest book, highly relevant today, focuses on the relationship between Catalans and “immigrants” from Spain. Both writers have been widely translated.