Zhang Yueran is the representative - and probably most famous - Chinese writer born in the 1980s.
Sheng Keyi is rising as a new force not to be ignored because of her powerful - often called "brutally real" - storytelling.
Yang Hongying, as a children's book writer, is known for her best-seller status both in China and overseas.
Liu Zhenyun is one of the latest Maodun Prize winners for his epic A Word is Worth Thousands.
Liu Cixin, eight-time winner of the Galaxy Award, is widely acknowledged as the face of China's sci-fi writing.
Li Er is a writer's writer, whose novels are replete with inter-textual references to 20th-century modernists of the western cannon even as he doffs his cap to Qing (1644-1911)-era fictional styles.
Mo Yan, arguably China's most-watched writer, explores the moral dilemmas around its famed one-child policy (that reportedly saved the world an additional burden of 450 million people) with great sensitivity in his last novel, Frog.
Tie Ning, re-elected the chair of the 5,000-strong Chinese Writers' Association last November, is the author of more than 50 publications.
Li Changchun, a senior official of the Communist Party of China (CPC), met here Tuesday with British Prime Minister David Cameron, saying that Sino-British ties generally maintain a good momentum of development.
A slew of books written by senior Chinese government officials were unveiled at the 2012 London International Book Fair.
The 42nd London Book Fair opened at Earl's Court Exhibition Centre in London on April 16. Li Changchun attended the opening ceremony of this major international publishing event.
What the readers say about works by Anni Baobei.