Alec Ash is a writer and journalist in Beijing. "
"He studied English literature at Oxford University. After graduating he taught in a Tibetan village in western China for a summer, before moving to Beijing in 2008. "
"His articles have been published in The Economist, Prospect, Dissent and Foreign Policy among others. He is a correspondent for the Los Angeles Review of Books, a contributing author to the book of reportage Chinese Characters, the author of Wish Lanterns: Young Lives in New China and founder of the Anthill, a writers' colony of stories from China.
In which I invent the Chinese character for when you've forgotten how to write a Chinese character (and also a gend… https://t.co/xcot5T9jGA
by @alecash - 6 hours ago
Interesting factchecker on the real likely origins of the apocryphal "may you live in interesting times" saying https://t.co/8yfpwRUn9H
by @alecash - yesterday
@BethanyAllenEbr Indeed! Hope you get funded to do more of this reporting.
by @alecash - 5 days ago
@BethanyAllenEbr For the record, my tweet is about all patriotic Chinese student groups overseas, not the UIUC one… https://t.co/Hj813zbZPe
@BethanyAllenEbr This source calls them 小组 btw. But I agree with everything you have said.