Liu Cixin (Chinese: 刘慈欣, pronounced [ljǒʊ tsʰɨ̌ɕín]; born 23 June 1963)[1] is a Chinese science fiction writer.[2] He is a nine-time winner of China's Galaxy Award and has also received the 2015 Hugo Award for his novel The Three-Body Problem as well as the 2017 Locus Award for Death's End. He is also a winner of the Chinese Nebula Award.[3] In English translations of his works, his name is given as Cixin Liu. He is a member of China Science Writers Association and the vice president of Shanxi Writers Association.[4] He is also called "Da Liu" ("Big Liu").[5]

Quick facts: Liu Cixin, Native name, Born, Occupation, Nat...
Liu Cixin
Liu in 2015
Native name
刘慈欣
Born (1963-06-23) 23 June 1963 (age 59)
Beijing, China
OccupationScience fiction writer, computer engineer
NationalityChinese
Period1989–present
GenreScience fiction
Notable worksRemembrance of Earth's Past
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Quick facts: Liu Cixin, Traditional Chinese, Simplifi...
Liu Cixin
Traditional Chinese劉慈欣
Simplified Chinese刘慈欣
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