11 Facts About Cixin Liu


Cixin Liu is a nine-time winner of China's Galaxy Award and has received the 2015 Hugo Award for his novel The Three-Body Problem as well as the 2017 Locus Award for Death's End.

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Cixin Liu is a member of China Science Writers Association and the vice president of Shanxi Writers Association.

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Cixin Liu graduated from the North China University of Water Conservancy and Electric Power in 1988.

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Cixin Liu then worked as a computer engineer at a power plant in Shanxi province.

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Cixin Liu cites British authors George Orwell and Arthur C Clarke as important literary influences.

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Cixin Liu was labeled the first cyberpunk Chinese author after his novel, China 2185, was published in 1989.

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Liu Cixin thus became the first author from Asia to win Best Novel.

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Ken Cixin Liu translated the third volume of The Three-Body Problem series, Death's End, in 2016.

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Cixin Liu's fiction focuses primarily on problems such as social inequality, scientific development and ecological limitations that impact humanity.

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Cixin Liu would serve as a consulting producer on the project.

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Netflix responded that Cixin Liu was not the creator of the show, and that Cixin Liu's comments "are not reflective of the views of Netflix or of the show's creators, nor are they part of the plot or themes of the show".

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