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Hongwei Bao University of Nottingham

Dr Hongwei Bao is a queer East Asian scholar, writer and poet. He works closely with queer and Asian communities in the UK and internationally to raise awareness of issues of identity, community, rights and social justice. He is the author of Queer Comrades: Gay Identity and Tongzhi Activism in Postsocialist China (NIAS Press, 2018), Queer China: Lesbian and Gay Literature and Visual Culture under Postsocialism (Routledge, 2020), Queer Media in China (Routledge, 2021) and Contemporary Chinese Queer Performance (Routledge, 2022). His flash fiction won the Second Prize for the Plaza Prizes for Microfiction in 2023. His poetry collections include The Passion of the Rabbit God (Valley Press 2024) and Dream of the Orchid Pavilion (Big White Shed Press 2024).