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The Water Outlaws

S.L. Huang’s The Water Outlaws is a glorious, wuxia-inspired saga of femme and queer resistance in the face of oppression.

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Review of ‘The Water Outlaws’

Inspired in equal parts by action-packed wuxia films (a Chinese genre focused on martial artists) and the classic Chinese novel Water Margin, S.L. Huang’s The Water Outlaws follows a group of heroes struggling to build a place for themselves in an alternative imperial China. Lin Chong, a former arms master who lost…

Interview with S.L. Huang

The Water Outlaws is a paean to liberation and resistance—and also an absolute blast.

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