Kotomi Li

Kotomi Li

Author

Biography

Li Qinfeng (Li Kotomi) is a biliterate author and translator who writes in Japanese and Chinese. In 2013, she travelled to Japan and thereby settled down. Her Japanese novel “Hitorimai” (Solo Dance) received the 60th Gunzō New Writer’s Award for Excellence in 2017. She then began writing in both Japanese and Chinese, engaging in creative and translative work. In 2019, her novel “Itsutsu kazoereba mikazuki ga” (Count to Five and the Crescent Moon. . .) was shortlisted for the 161st Akutagawa Prize.

李琴峰是位日中筆譯的雙語作家。2013年旅居日本。2017年,以日文書寫的小說《獨舞》獲選第60屆群像新人文學獎優秀作品。此後便作為日中雙語作家,進行創作、翻譯等活動。2019年以小說〈倒數五秒月牙〉入圍第161屆芥川獎。