Alai is an ethnic Tibetan, born in Maerkang in Sichuan. He has written numerous short stories and edits China’s largest science fiction journal. His first novel 尘埃落定 (Red Poppies) was rejected by numerous publishers as being too controversial before being published by the People’s Literature Publishing House.
1998 尘埃落定 (Red Poppies)
2009 格萨尔王 (The Song of King Gesar)
2012 Tibetan Soul (stories)