Ge Fei is the pen-name for Liu Yong (刘勇)
Chinese novelist who is considered one of the preeminent experimental writers during the late 1980s and early 1990s. He won the Mao Dun Literature Prize in 2015, and is a professor of literature at Tsinghua University.
Ge Fei was born in Dantu, Jiangsu, in 1964. He graduated from East China Normal University in 1985. He received his PhD in 2000. He was invited to participate in the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, United States, in 2009.
His most prominent work is the novel Peach Blossom Beauty (人面桃花, Renmian Taohua, 2004), which explores the concept of utopia, and is laden with classical allusions. It is the first book of his Jiangnan Trilogy, of which the second book, My Dream of the Mountain and River (山河入梦 Shanhe Rumeng), was published in 2007. The third is Spring Ends in Jiangnan (春尽江南), published in 2011.