Su Tong is the pen name of a Mainland writer born in Suzhou and now based in Nanjing. His real name is Tong Zhonggui .
He is best known for his book ''Wives and Concubines'' in the West, published in 1990. The book was adapted into the film, ''Raise the Red Lantern'' by director Zhang Yimou. The book has since been published under the name given to the film.
His other works available in English translation are '''' and ''My Life as Emperor'' .