Mo Yan

Novelist Mo Yan

Profession: Novelist

Nationality:
China
Chinese

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
Birthplace: Gaomi, Shandong, China
Age: 63 years old

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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