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Authors/Contributors

Taiwan, Province Of China

Su Wei-chen

Su Wei-chen is the author of more than a dozen volumes of fiction and nonfiction, including Faded Youth (1981), Old Love (1985), The Magic...

Eleen Lin

Eleen Lin was born in Taiwan and grew up in Thailand. She holds an MFA in painting from Yale University School of Art, and a BA from Slade School of Fine Art, UK. Her work has been exhibited in...

Ye Mimi

Ye Mimi is a Taiwanese poet and filmmaker. A graduate of the MFA Creative Writing Department at Dong Hwa University and the MFA Film Department at the School of the Art Institute of...

Shih Chiung-Yu

Shih Chiung-Yu was born in Taiwan in 1968. She grew up in Taitung, a village of aboriginal Taiwan. She has been a writer, essayist, news reporter, and documentary filmmaker for many years. Her...

Shen Wan-ting

Shen Wan-ting is a playwright and puppeteer from Taiwan. She graduated from the Department of Drama Creation and Application at the National University of Tainan and is studying scriptwriting at...

Ta-wei Chi

Ta-wei Chi (PhD, Comparative Literature, UCLA) is currently assistant professor of Taiwanese literature at National Chengchi University, Taipei, where he teaches queer theory and disability...

Qiu Miaojin

Qiu Miaojin (1969–95)—one of Taiwan’s most innovative literary modernists, and the country’s most renowned lesbian writer—was born in Chuanghua County in western...

Jing Xianghai

Jing Xianghai is a Taiwanese psychiatrist as well as poet and essayist. His four collections of poems to date are A Wanted Man (2002), A Mental Home (2006), Nobita (2009) and The Wanted, The...

Lee Yew Leong

Lee Yew Leong is the founding editor of Asymptote. Based in Taipei, he is the author of three hypertexts, one of which won the James Assatly Memorial Prize for Fiction (Brown University). He has...

Hsia Yü

Hsia Yü is the author and designer of seven volumes of groundbreaking verse, most recently First Person (2016), a book-length bilingual photo poem. “We Deliver More Than We...

Huang Fan

Huang Fan (born 1950) is widely considered the preeminent postmodern prose stylist and urbanist writer of Taiwan. An industrial engineer by education and food processing director by trade, he...

Wei Tsung-cheng

Wei Tsung-cheng (b. 1982) is a Taiwanese manga artist whose most recent work, Ma Huang Jiang Lin (King-Ma Has Come), epitomizes the best of kuso, a product of the Asian Internet subculture where...

Song Zelai

Song Zelai, born in 1952, is a prominent Taiwanese writer whose work focuses on the struggles and hopes of the Taiwanese people. He chronicles their lives as they try to make sense and survive a...

Chen Li

Chen Li (1954- ), born and raised in Hualien, on the east coast of Taiwan, is one of the best representatives of contemporary Chinese poetry in Taiwan. He started writing poetry in the 1970s,...
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