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Four of the most influential writers from contemporary Taiwan will be giving a talk at UCSB on Thursday, April 20 about the realities of Taiwan’s literary scene. Shih Shu-ch’ing, Ping Lu, Luo Yijung, and Li Zishu will be on campus, allowing a rare chance for their American followers to ask questions regarding their work. Heads-up, though: The event is to be conducted entirely in Mandarin Chinese. It happens next Thursday in the McCune Conference Room, 6020 HSSB, at 5:30 p.m.

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