Recently, 2020 Annual Conference of Chinese Prose, hosted by Overseas Digest and Journal of Selected Prose Writings (the second half of the month), was held in Beijing, which selected a total of 4 annual awards. The collection of essays Moon Comes from Hometownby Xianning writer Cheng Li, won the "Top Ten Prose Collection Award" of the 2020 Annual Conference of Chinese Prose.
Cheng Li is a very active prose writer in our city in recent years. She is a member of China Prose Society and Hubei Writers Association. She was selected into the young writers’ in-depth life creation project (the series of prose) of Hubei Writers Association in 2014, signed the original edition of Journal of Selected Prose Writings in June 2016, selected into the Hubei Federation of Literary and Art Circles Outstanding Young and Middle-aged Talents Database in 2018, and applied for a topic to sign the prose “hometown book” project of Hubei Writers Association in 2019.
The collection of essays Moon Comes from Hometown by Xianning writer Cheng Li has 226,000 words, including 72 excellent essays, which is divided into five series and two categories: the first category is narrative, writing hometown people and narration of hometown; the second one is travel prose, chanting the landscape, or recalling the past in the light of the present, or promoting the hometown scenery, or recommending person of ideals and integrity and celebrity in hometowns, full of rustic flavor between the lines, where the rich and peculiar imagination often lets the reader clap to admire.
The annual conference of Chinese Prose is one of the annual festivals of national prose circle. Since it was held in 2007, a large number of excellent works have been selected from the essays published by hundreds of newspapers and publishing houses across the country, which has greatly prospered the creation of Chinese contemporary prose. (By Du Peiqing/Xianning Daily)