Liu Cixin is a representative of the new generation of Chinese science fiction authors and recognized as a leading voice in Chinese science fiction. He was awarded the Galaxy Award for eight consecutive years, from 1999 to 2006 and again in 2010. The English translation of his representative work, The
Three-body Problem, won the 2015 Hugo Award for Best Novel, in addition to finishing 3rd in 2015 Campbell Awards, and being nominated for the 2015 Nebula Award. His works have received wide acclaim for their powerful atmosphere and brilliant imagination. Liu’s stories combine the ephemeral with hard reality, while revealing the essence and aesthetics of science, a distinctly Chinese style of science fiction. Liu Cixin is a member of the China Science Writers’ Association and the Shanxi Writers’ Association.