Mian Mian is a young writer. She writes on China's once-taboo topics and she is a promoter of Shanghai's local music. Her publications have earned her the reputation as literary wild child.
Her first novel, ''Candy'' , has been translated into English. Her other novels include ''每个好孩子都有糖吃'' . Her novel ''We Are Panic'' was made into a movie, Shanghai Panic, in which she also acted one of the lead roles.