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Na Zhong

Na Zhong is a second-year creative nonfiction writing MFA candidate at the New School. Born and raised in Chengdu, China, she is the Chinese translator of Sally Rooney’s debut novel Conversations with Friends and Billy O’Callaghan’s short story collection The Things We Lose, The Things We Leave Behind. Her essay and fiction can be found in The Millions, Words without Borders, Shanghai Literature, and others.
For the past four years, the National Book Critics Circle has partnered with The New School’s MFA Creative Writing program, allowing the students to interview each of the NBCC Awards Finalists. In addition to building excitement for the Awards Finalist Reading and Ceremony held at the New School March 14th-15th, these interviews have built an intergenerational bridge between the writers of today and tomorrow. This year, as part of the ongoing collaboration, and in support of...