Leland Cheuk

Leland Cheuk is an award-winning author of three books of fiction, most recently No Good Very Bad Asian (C&R Press, 2019). His work has been covered in Buzzfeed, The Paris Review, VICE, and elsewhere, and has appeared in publications such as NPR, the Washington Post, the San Francisco Chronicle, and Salon, among other outlets. The founder of the indie press 7.13 Books, he lives in Los Angeles. 

Leland Cheuk


on Hard Like Water by Yan Lianke, translated by Carlos Rojas

For English readers around the world, for the past decade, Yan Lianke’s novels have become integral texts that help the West reconcile China’s tumultuous past with its rise as one of the world’s modern superpowers. Lianke’s savage, fabulist satires of Chinese society span Mao’s disastrous Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and more recently, the […]

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