Ouyang Yu, now based in Melbourne, came to Australia in early 1991 and, by 2015, has published 75 books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, literary translation and literary criticism in the English and Chinese languages. He also edits Australia’s only Chinese literary journal, Otherland (since late 1994). His noted books include his award-winning novels, The Eastern Slope Chronicle (2002) and The English Class (2010), his collections of poetry, Songs of the Last Chinese Poet (1997) and New and Selected Poems (Salt Publishing, 2004), his translations in Chinese, The Female Eunuch (1991), The Ancestor Game (1996), The Man Who Loved Children (1998, reprinted 2014), The Fatal Shore (2014) and Nothing if not Critical (2015), and his book of literary criticism, Chinese in Australian Fiction: 1888-1988 (Cambria Press, 2008).


Cold war


Freedom a la Chinoise

Losing battle

The Square Mountain