Zhu Hong is a visiting professor in the department of Modern Foreign Languages and Literature at Boston University, teaching courses on post-Mao writing. She is the editor and co-translator of The Stubborn Porridge (Braziller, 1994), Festival of Flowers (Nanjing, 1995), and A Frolic in the Snow (Liaoning Educational Press, 2002). Her translations of short stories from the Chinese have appeared in The Antioch Review, The Chicago Review, The Paris Review, and The Iowa Review.
Her translations include:
Su Xiaokang's Memoir of Misfortune (Knopf, 2000);
Liu Binyan's A Higher Kind of Loyalty (Pantheon, 1989);
The Chinese Western (Ballantine, 1988; reissued in the U.K. under the title Spring of Bitter Waters);
The Serenity of Whiteness (Ballantine, 1991). Li Xiao's Appointment in K City (Words Without Borders)