Born in the 1970s in Hunan province, Sheng Keyi lived for a time in Shenyang, Guangdong province, and was often considered one of the group of "female writers from Guangdong" that includes Wei Hui. She now lives in Beijing. She is the author of Bei Mei (2004) and Northern Girls (2012).
ARTICLES FEATURING SHENG
Life Goes On: Sheng Keyi’s “Northern Girls”
Sheng's book is a raunchy and provocative account of the lives of "Northern Girls," young women who moved from rural China to the manufacturing boomtowns....