颜歌，小说家，1984年生于四川成都。她的中文作品包括长篇小说《我们家》、《五月女王》和短篇小说集《平乐镇伤心故事集》等。她曾获华语文学传媒大奖新人奖，茅盾文学新人奖等奖项，作品被翻译成英文、法文、德文等十一国文字出版，两次获得英国笔会翻译奖，被选为2021年纽约时报年度关注图书。颜歌的英文作品发表在 The New York Times、TLS 等，并入选了爱尔兰国家图书奖短篇小说奖的长名单。她的首部英文短篇小说集《Elsewhere》将由英国 Faber & Faber 和美国 Scribner 出版社于2023年出版。
Yan Ge was born in Chengdu, Sichuan in 1984. As a novelist, she has authored novels The Chilli Bean Paste Clan and May Queen and published a collection of short stories called Sad Stories in Pingle Town. She was chosen as the Best New Writer by the prestigious Chinese Literature Media Prize and the Top Newcomer by the Mao Dun Literature Award, one of China’s highest honorary events. Her works have been translated into English, French, German, and other eight languages. She was a two-time PEN Translates winner and was selected as the New York Times Notable Book of 2021. More than that, Yan Ge also writes in English with books published in The New York Times, TLS and included in the winner list of Short Story of the Year – Irish Book Awards. Her first collection of short stories in English Elsewhere will come out in 2023 through Faber&Faber, UK, and Scribner Press, USA.