Contributor Profile

Da Chen


Da Chen is the author of Colors of the Mountain, a New York Times bestseller; Sounds of the River: A Young Man's University Days in Beijing;  and Brother; as well as several books for young readers, Wandering Warrior and China's Son: Growing Up in the Cultural Revolution. His upcoming middle grade book Girl Under a Red Moon is a nonfiction accounting of his resolute older sister and their childhood growing up together during the Chinese Cultural Revolution. Da lives in southern California with his wife, and two children. Visit him online at

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