2006 Guardian First Book Prize
YIYUN LI has won the 2006 Guardian First Book Prize for her first collection of short stories, A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (Fourth Estate, 2005). This is in addition to a string of other literary prizes she has won in 2005 and 2006. Congratulations!
LI Yiyun [1973-] Short-story writer. Born in Beijing, China. STORIES A Thousand Years of Good Prayers (2005: winner of the 2006 Guardian First Book Prize, the 2005 Frank O’Connor International Short Story Prize and the 2006 PEN/Hemingway Award for First Fiction; shortlisted for the 2006 Kiriyama Prize for Fiction)