"Misery literature shouldn't be grievances only. If a writer has political or ideological mysophobia, is unwilling to gamble his own fate, or is unprepared for exile at any time, then he doesn't deserve to be called a misery literature writer," said Inner Mongolian novelist Yuan Hongbing, author of Freedom in Sunset and Premature Death of Literature.
Yuan said he always reminds himself of such. He fiercely oppugned writer Meng Lang, founder of the
In response, Meng Lang said he never considered himself to have the status of a writer-in-exile, and called himself only "a writer with an exile flavor." Meng Lang said: "Although mainland
Bei Ling then slammed the Chinese government's literature policy that lauds some writers. He believed that "besides
Poet Yan Li, who has been operating an underground literary magazine in
Fu Zhengming has been concentrating on
The participating writers gibed each other, so sharply it accelerated the pulse. Interestingly, the poets and writers originally planned to walk to