Description of impact
The book focuses on the life and times of Wang Shiwei, the first known victim of the Chinese Communist Party’s literary persecutions. Author S. Louisa Wei won the 2017 Distinguished Publishing Award for a second book entitled, Wang Shiwei: A Reform in Thinking. This was given in the Literature and Fiction category of the Hong Kong Publishing Biennial Prize hosted by the Hong Kong Publishing Association and CreateHK. This book has received positive reviews and had its third print within a year.