Mo Yan

Novelist Mo Yan Full Name: Mo Yan


Profession: Novelist
Why Famous: Won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Literature for his work as a writer "who with hallucinatory realism merges folk tales, history and the contemporary"

His famous works include the "Red Sorghum Clan" and "The Republic of Wine".

Born: February 17, 1955 (63 years old)
Birthplace: Gaomi, Shandong, China

Chinese Zodiac: Goat/Sheep
Star Sign: Aquarius

Historical Events in the Life of Mo Yan

  • 2012-10-11 Mo Yan, a Chinese hallucinatory realist writer, wins the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature

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