Award Name : Franz Kafka Prize
Year of Award : 2014
Award for : Literature
Location : Beijing, Beijing, China
Yan Lianke (born 1958) is a Chinese writer of novels and short stories based in Beijing. His work is highly satirical, which has resulted in some of his most renowned works being banned.He has admitted to self-censorship while writing his stories in order to avoid censorship.He received Franz Kafka Prize in 2014.