Writer Gaining popularity
Writer, Zhou Meisen, specializes in political novels, and has gained widespread which has been adapted into a TV series which began airing on March 28 on Hunan TV.
The drama is built around a complex corruption case brought to light by conflicts at a factory in a fictional province. In order to write the novel, Zhou visited a prison to interview inmates and also talked to police officers and prosecutors who dealt with corruption cases.
The 61-year-old Zhou gained initial fame with his 1983 novella The Sinking Land, and is now a member of the presidium of the China Writers’ Association and deputy chief of the Jiangsu Provincial Writers’ Association.