2012 Blogger prize long list

Anna Chen

Introduction Anna Chen’s blog. Writes and presents programmes for BBC Radio 4. First British Chinese comedian to write and perform at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival (Suzy Wrong — Human Cannon, 1994) and appear on British television (Fist Of Fun, 1995). Writes and performs poetry. Madam Miaow casts a sharp eye over the political and cultural landscape and takes a scalpel and a shotgun to the guilty parties. “Just imagine, the whole place being upset by one little Chinese girl in the scullery.” (Piccadilly, 1929) Has written for New Internationalist magazine, the South China Morning Post, Tribune, the Guardian. Writer and presenter for BBC Radio 4 Taken from Madam Miaow Says Submitted links Seumas Milne on 9/11: some comrades more equal than others Takeaway review: Theatre Royal Stratford East Looting and the UK riots: as above, so below Rupert Murdoch: ain’t our democracy wonderful? All the tea in China: the return of the East India Company Is China a responsible stakeholder? Chatham House report review Ai Weiwei: the Monkey King goes missing Working for the Clampdown: Niall Ferguson’s testosterone theory of history Orange Tone: a poem about perma-tanned politicians Militarised Hamlet at the National Theatre: review Other links Anna Chen’s website