Tie Ning Elected Chairperson of China's Artists, Writers

December 5, 2016
By Li YanEditor: Jane Wang

Tie Ning, the reelected chairwoman of the Chinese Writers Association (CWA), speaks during the closing ceremony of the ninth Congress of the CWA in Beijing, capital of China, December 3, 2016. [Xinhua/Wang Jiguo]


Writer Tie Ning was elected on Friday chairperson of the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles (CFLAC), replacing Sun Jiazheng.

Tie was also reelected chairwoman of the Chinese Writers Association (CWA) on Friday.

The 10th national congress of the CFLAC and the ninth national congress of the CWA wound up on Saturday.

Tie, 59, won a national acclaim in the 1980s for her prize-winning short story "Ah, Xiangxue" about the adventure of a country girl who yearns to know the outside world and gets on a train by mistake.

(Source: Xinhua)


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