Feng Jicai is a contemporary Chinese author, artist and cultural scholar. [Photo/ningbo.gov.cn]
Feng Jicai is a contemporary Chinese author, artist and cultural scholar.
Born in Tianjin in 1942 to a family originally from Ningbo, Zhejiang province, Feng rose to prominence as a pioneer of the Scar Literature movement that emerged after the Cultural Revolution.
In 2013, Feng won the 22nd Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award.
In 2018, the China Federation of Literary and Art Circles honored Feng and Wu Bing'an with a Lifetime Achievement Award in Folk Art and Literature.
Feng's representative works included the Three-inch Golden Lotus, Ten Years of Madness and Let One Hundred Flowers Bloom.
His works have been translated into more than 10 languages, including English, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Russian, Dutch, Spanish, Korean and Vietnamese, and more than 40 translations have been published overseas.
Feng now serves as vice chairman of the China Federation of Literature and Art, chairman of the Chinese Folk Artists Association and member of the Standing Committee of the CPPCC National Committee.