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 zuò zhě author / writer / CL:個|个[ge4]
 bǐ zhě the author / the writer
 wén xué jiā writer / man of letters / CL:個|个[ge4]
 zuò shǒu writer / expert
 zuò shǒu to put one's hand to sth / to set about / skillful hands / worker / writer
 quán jí omnibus / complete works (of a writer or artist)
 xiù cai a person who has passed the county level imperial exam (historical) / scholar / skillful writer / fine talent
 xiě shǒu person who writes articles - newspapers, magazines, blogs (informal) / scribe / copyist / a talented writer of articles or of calligraphy
 Qióng Yáo Chiung Yao (1938-), Taiwanese writer
 Sū Shì Su Shi (1037-1101), also known as Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡[Su1 Dong1 po1] northern Song Dynasty writer and calligrapher / one of the Three Su father and sons 三蘇|三苏[San1 Su1] and one of the Eight Giants of Tang and Song Prose 唐宋八大家[Tang2 Song4 Ba1 Da4 jia1]
 màn huà jiā cartoon writer (from Japanese mangaka)
 Sū Dōng pō Su Dongpo, another name for Su Shi 蘇軾|苏轼 / (1037-1101), northern Song writer and calligrapher
 shǒu bǐ sth written or painted in one's own hand / (of a writer, calligrapher or painter) skill / style / hand / (fig.) style shown in spending money, handling business etc / scale
 Yǔ guǒ Hugo (name) / Victor Hugo (1802-1885), French writer
 Zhū Xī Zhu Xi or Chu Hsi (1130-1200), also known as Master Zhu 朱子, Song dynasty Confucian writer and propagandist, founder of neo-Confucianism
 Wáng An1 shí Wang Anshi (1021-1086), Song dynasty politician and writer, one of the Eight Giants 唐宋八大家
 dài xiě to write as substitute for sb / a ghost writer / plagiarism
 Wáng Shuò Wang Shuo (1958-), Chinese writer, director and actor
 Táo Yuān míng Tao Yuanming (c. 365-427), Jin dynasty writer and poet
 cí rén writer of 詞|词[ci2] (a kind of Classical Chinese poem) / person of literary talent
 Oū yáng Xiū Ouyang Xiu (1007-1072), Northern Song dynasty prose writer and historian
 Kǎ fū kǎ Franz Kafka (1883-1924), Czech Jewish writer
 Zhāng Huà Zhang Hua (232-300), Western Jin writer, poet and politician / Zhang Hua (1958-1982), student held up as a martyr after he died saving an old peasant from a septic tank / other Zhang Hua's too numerous to mention
 Tài gē ěr Rabindranath Tagore (1861-1941), Indian poet and writer
 Gāo ěr jī Gorkii (name) / Maxim Gorkii (1868-1936), Russian proletarian writer and propagandist
 wén háo literary giant / great writer / eminent writer
 Fàn Zhòng yān Fan Zhongyan (989-1052), minister of Northern Song, led failed reform of 1043 / also writer and author of On Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓記|岳阳楼记
 Xú Xiá kè Xu Xiake (1587-1641), Ming dynasty travel writer and geographer, author of Xu Xiake's Travel Diaries 徐霞客遊記|徐霞客游记[Xu2 Xia2 ke4 You2 ji4]
 Pǐ zi Cài Rowdy Cai (1969-), Taiwanese Internet writer
 Yè Shèng táo Ye Shengtao (1894-1988), writer and editor, known esp. for children's books
 Mǐ ěr dùn Milton (name) / John Milton (1608-1674), English republican writer and poet, author of Paradise Lost
 Pān Yuè Pan Yue (247-300), later known as 潘安[Pan1 An1], famous handsome and elegant writer from the Western Jin dynasty
 Jiāng Píng Jiang Ping (1920-), academic lawyer, writer on ethnicity and legal systems
 A1 lái Alai (1959-), ethnic Tibetan Chinese writer, awarded Mao Dun Literature Prize in 2000 for his novel 塵埃落定|尘埃落定[Chen2 ai1 luo4 ding4] "Red Poppies"
 Tán Sì tóng Tan Sitong (1865-1898), Qing writer and politician, one of the Six Gentlemen Martyrs 戊戌六君子 / of the unsuccessful reform movement of 1898
 Xiāo Hóng Xiao Hong (1911-1942), prominent woman writer, originally from Heilongjiang
 Liú Cí xīn Liu Cixin (1963-), Chinese science fiction writer
 Yán Fù Yan Fu (1853-1921), influential Chinese writer and translator of Western books, esp. on social sciences
 Qì hē fū Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (1860-1904), Russian writer famous for his short stories and plays
 Mò bó sāng Guy de Maupassant (1850-1893), French novelist and short story writer
 Liú Héng Liu Heng, personal name of Han emperor Han Wendi 漢文帝|汉文帝 / Liu Heng (1954-), Chinese writer
 Xiāo bó nà George Bernard Shaw (1856-1950), Irish dramatist and writer
 Dà Zhòng mǎ Alexandre Dumas, père (1802-1870), French writer
 Lǐ Yú Li Yu (1611-c. 1680), late Ming and early Qing writer and dramatist
 Lǐ Zhì Li Zhi (1527-1602), late Ming philosopher, historian and writer
 Yuè yáng lóu jì On Yueyang Tower (1045), essay by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 範仲淹|范仲淹
 bǐ gǎn zi pen / an effective writer
 Xià Yǎn Xia Yan (1900-1995), Chinese writer, playwright, socialist critic and movie pioneer
 Sài Zhēn zhū Pearl S. Buck (1892-1973), American writer known for her novels on Asian cultures, Pulitzer Prize and Nobel Prize laureate
 Dōng pō ròu stir-fried pork, favorite of Northern Song writer Su Shi 蘇軾|苏轼, a.k.a. Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡
 Yè Yǒng liè Ye Yonglie (1940-), popular science writer
 Sòng Lián Song Lian (1310-1381), Ming dynasty writer, historian and politician
 Shěn Yuē Shen Yue (441-513), writer and historian during Liang of Southern dynasties 南朝梁, compiler of History of Song of the Southern dynasties 宋書|宋书
 Zēng Gǒng Zeng Gong (1019-1083), Song dynasty writer, one of the Eight Giants 唐宋八大家
 Jì bó lún Khalil Gibran (1883-1931), Lebanese poet, writer and artist
 Liú Yì qìng Liu Yiqing (403-444), writer of South Song Dynasty, compiler and editor of A New Account of the Tales of the World 世說新語|世说新语[Shi4 shuo1 Xin1 yu3]
 Lù Yǔ Lu Yu (733-804), Chinese writer from Tang dynasty, known for his obsession with tea
 Qín Mù Qin Mu (1919-1992), educator and prolific writer
 Liú Xiǎo bō Liu Xiaobo (1955-2017), Beijing writer and human rights activist, organizer of petition Charter 2008 零八憲章|零八宪章[Ling2 ba1 Xian4 zhang1], Nobel Peace Prize laureate in 2010
 bīng hú qiū yuè jade ice jug and autumn moon (idiom, from poem by Song writer Su Dongpo 蘇東坡|苏东坡) / fig. spotless white and pure / flawless person
 wén rú qí rén the writing style mirrors the writer (idiom)
 Zuǒ Sī Zuo Si (3rd century), Jin dynasty writer and poet
 Luó méng nuò suǒ fū Mikhail Lomonosov (1711-1765), Russian polymath and writer
 Aò sī tè luò fū sī jī Nikolai Ostrovsky (1904-1936), Soviet socialist realist writer / Alexander Ostrovsky (1823-1886), Russian playwright
 Bīng Xīn Bing Xin (1900-1999), female poet and children's writer
 Guō Jìng míng Guo Jingming (1983-), Chinese young-adult fiction writer and teen pop idol
 Guō Mò ruò Guo Moruo (1892-1978), writer, communist party intellectual and cultural apparatchik
 Xú Zhì mó Xu Zhimo (1897-1931), writer and poet
 Yuán Hóng dào Yuan Hongdao (1568-1610), Ming dynasty poet and travel writer
 Yú Dān Yu Dan (1965-), female scholar, writer, educator and TV presenter
 Yī sī màn Eastman (name) / George Eastman (1854-1932), US inventor and founder of Kodak 柯達|柯达[Ke1 da2] / Max F. Eastman (1883-1969), US socialist writer, subsequently severe critic of USSR
 zuò qǔ zhě composer / song writer
 xiān tiān xià zhī yōu ér yōu , hòu tiān xià zhī lè ér lè The first concern is affairs of state, enjoying the pleasure comes later. Quotation from essay On Yueyang Tower 岳陽樓記|岳阳楼记 / by Song writer Fan Zhongyan 範仲淹|范仲淹
 Er2 nu:3 Yīng xióng Zhuàn The Gallant Maid, novel by Manchu-born Qing dynasty writer 文康[Wen2 Kang1]
 Liú Bīn yàn Liu Binyan (1925-2005), journalist and novelist, condemned by Mao as rightist faction in 1957, subsequently dissident writer
 bó kè xiě shǒu blogger / blog writer
 Wú Yù zhāng Wu Yuzhang (1878-1966), writer, educator and communist politician
 Wú Zì mù Wu Zimu (lived c. 1270), writer at the end of the Song dynasty
 Zhōu Shòu juān Zhou Shoujuan (1895-1968), writer, translator and art collector in Suzhou, a victim of the Cultural Revolution
 Yáo Sī lián Yao Silian (557-637), Tang writer and compiler of 梁書|梁书 / and 陳書 / 陈书
 Sòng Qí Song Qi (998-1061), Song dynasty poet and writer, coauthor of History of the Later Tang Dynasty 新唐書|新唐书
 Qí lù Dēng Lamp in the Side Street (c. 1777), novel by Qing dynasty writer Li Lüyuan 李綠園|李绿园[Li3 Lu:4 yuan2]
鸿 Zhāng Er4 hóng Jung Chang 張戎|张戎[Zhang1 Rong2] (1952-), British-Chinese writer, author of Wild Swans 野天鵝|野天鹅[Ye3 Tian1 e2] and Mao: The Unknown Story 毛澤東·鮮為人知的故事|毛泽东·鲜为人知的故事[Mao2 Ze2 dong1 · / Xian1 wei2 ren2 zhi1 de5 Gu4 shi5]
 Zhāng Tiān yì Zhang Tian'yi (1906-1985), children's writer, author of prize-winning fairy tale Secret of the Magic Gourd 寶葫蘆的秘密|宝葫芦的秘密[Bao3 hu2 lu5 de5 Mi4 mi4]
 Zhāng Róng Jung Chang (1952-), British-Chinese writer, name at birth Zhang Erhong 張二鴻|张二鸿[Zhang1 Er4 hong2], author of Wild Swans 野天鵝|野天鹅[Ye3 Tian1 e2] and Mao: The Unknown Story 毛澤東·鮮為人知的故事|毛泽东·鲜为人知的故事[Mao2 Ze2 dong1 · / Xian1 wei2 ren2 zhi1 de5 Gu4 shi5]
 Zhāng Pǔ Zhang Pu (1602-1641), Ming dynasty scholar and prolific writer, proponent of 複社|复社[fu4 she4] cultural renewal movement, author of Five tombstone inscriptions 五人墓碑記|五人墓碑记[wu3 ren2 mu4 bei1 ji4]
 Xú Xīng Xu Xing (1969-), Chinese palaeontologist / Xu Xing (1956-), Chinese short story writer
 Xú Zhēn qīng Xu Zhenqing (1479-1511), Ming writer, one of Four great southern talents of the Ming 江南四大才子
 dé bó néng xiǎn little virtue and meager abilities (idiom) / I'm a humble person and not much use at anything (Song writer Ouyang Xiu 欧阳修)
·  "Weird Al" Yankovic (1959-), US singer and writer of parody songs
 Dài Míng shì Dai Mingshi (1653-1713), early Qing writer
 Zhāo pī yē pà kāng Chao Phya Phra Klang, 18th century Thai politician and writer
 Cáo Yú zhāng Cao Yuzhang (1924-), modern writer and publisher, author of narrative history 上下五千年
·  Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790), American writer, scientist, inventor, politician and diplomat
 Lǐ Wá Zhuàn Tale of Courtesan Li Wa, novel by Tang writer Bai Xingjian 白行簡|白行简[Bai2 Xing2 jian3] along the lines of La Traviata, favorite opera plot
 Lǐ Cháo wēi Li Chaowei (c. 766-c. 820), Tang writer of fantasy fiction 傳奇|传奇, author of 柳毅傳|柳毅传
 Lǐ Gé fēi Li Gefei (active c. 1090), Northern Song writer and father of southern Song female poet Li Qingzhao 李清照
 Lǐ Bǎi yào Li Baiyao (565-648), Tang dynasty writer and historian, compiler of History of Qi of the Northern dynasties 北齊書|北齐书
绿 Lǐ Lu:4 yuán Li Lüyuan (1707-1790), Qing dynasty writer, author of novel Lamp in the Side Street 岐路燈|岐路灯[Qi2 lu4 Deng1]
 Lǐ Aó Li Ao (774-836), Tang dynasty scholar and writer, colleague of Han Yu 韓愈 / in promoting classical writing 古文運動|古文运动
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