Dai Fan

A woman standing beside a brick wall

DAI FAN is professor of English and founding director of the Sun Yat-sen University Center for English-language Creative Writing. She was a 2012-2013 Fulbright researcher of the nonfiction program at University of Iowa. She has taught one of the few creative writing courses in English as a foreign language at Sun Yat-sen University since 2009, as well as a bilingual creative writing course since 2015. She publishes in both Chinese and English, with four collections of essays in Chinese, and the novel Butterfly Lovers in English. Her work in English has appeared in magazines in the United States, Australia, and Hong Kong. She runs the Sun Yat-sen University Writers’ Residency, a program that combines the time for writing with the teaching of creative writing, literary and cultural exchanges.

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Bread & Butter is a monthly dinner and storytelling event designed to make you think deeply about social issues. Book Online
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A letter writing night on the first Monday of each month brought to you by PEN Perth. Book Online
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A six-week workshop series designed for emerging editors, focusing on basic skills and knowledge and introducing editing principles, communication concepts and industry practices. Book Online
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Great short stories performed by great storytellers. Book Online
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