A Hundred Ghosts Parade Tonight and Other Stories by Xia Jia

A project in Jersey City, NJ by Neil Clarke

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Xia Jia's first English language short story collection and the debut book from Clarkesworld Books, a new translation imprint.
Backers: 1063
Average Pledge Per Backer: $32

Funded: $34,065 of $18,500
Dates: Jan 29th -> Feb 28th (31 days)
Project By: Neil Clarke
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Latest News

Closing in on Stretch Goal #2

February 20th - via: kickstarter.com
We are now just under $500 away from unlocking our second stretch goal: Touchable Unreality 1, a bilingual anthology of Chinese SF published in the first year of Clarkesworld Magazine’s Chinese translation project. Once unlocked, we'll license the... (Read More)

A Summer Beyond Your Reach

February 18th - via: kickstarter.com
In all my years of editing and publishing, one of the things I am most proud of is the work we’ve done to create opportunities for international authors, so I have been absolutely thrilled by the initial reception my new translation imprint and its... (Read More)

Valentine's Day

February 14th - via: kickstarter.com
Given the date, it seems appropriate to share another one of Xia Jia's stories that can be found online: "Valentine's Day" by Xia Jia, translated by Ken Liu, published at Motherboard https://motherboard.vice.com/en_us/article/wnj7p4/valentines-day  (Read More)

A note from Xia Jia (in Kirkenes, Norway)

February 13th - via: kickstarter.com
You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Stretch Goal #1 - UNLOCKED

February 12th - via: kickstarter.com
We've unlocked our first stretch goal! Every edition of Xia Jia's collection will now include an extra story! She's writing this one just for us, so we don't have details for you yet. If it comes in shorter than we've budgeted for, we'll add a second... (Read More)

A few words from Xia Jia

February 11th - via: kickstarter.com
Xia Jia is currently in Norway and sent us a video to share with you: You'll need an HTML5 capable browser to see this content. Play Replay with sound Play with sound 00:00 00:00  (Read More)

Racing towards the finish line

February 10th - via: kickstarter.com
After a wild weekend of new pledges--primarily thanks to people who saw Andrew Liptak's article at the Verge--we are now at 92% funded! This fantastic development has lowered my stress levels and made it even more likely that we'll get a chance to... (Read More)

Happy Spring Festival!

February 5th - via: kickstarter.com
Today is the Spring Festival, the first day of the Year of the Pig.  It's the perfect time to read (or re-read) Xia Jia's story about common people's life in near future China, "Spring Festival: Happiness, Anger, Love, Sorrow, Joy" (translated by... (Read More)

Seven Days In

February 4th - via: kickstarter.com
This campaign is now entering its seventh day and has reached the 49% mark! We had some fantastic support over the weekend and it has pushed this project well-along its path. Many of you have also used social media (particularly Twitter) to direct... (Read More)

The first twenty-four hours

January 30th - via: kickstarter.com
We're off to an excellent start! It's very heartwarming to see this campaign reach the 20% funding mark in its first twenty-four hours. We can't rest yet, so if there's anything we can be doing to make the campaign even better, please don't hesitate... (Read More)

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