Born in Taichung, Taiwan. His research interests include Chinese literature, Chinese poetics and literary theories, comparative literature East and West, and world literatures of Chinese (Shi-Hua wenxue). He is the author of numerous books of poetry in Chinese, as well as translator of English, Japanese, and French works into Chinese.
Is an Associate Professor in the Asian Studies Center at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His early research dealt with classical Chinese literature and religion but for the past few years his interest has turned to contemporary literature in Chinese, especially the literature of Taiwan's indigenous people. Dr. Russell has a strong interest in translation and translation theory.
Is professor of Chinese and teaches Chinese language and literature at the University of Calgary. Her research interests include modern and contemporary Chinese and Taiwanese fiction, writing by Chinese women, Chinese diaspora literature, narratology, rhetoric, stylistics, and Chinese language. She co-edited with Fred Edwards Dragonflies: Fiction by Chinese Women in the Twentieth Century (Cornell East Asia Program, 2003) and Endless War: Fiction and Essays by Wang Wen-hsing (Cornell East Asia Program, 2011), with Lai-hsin Kang and San-hui Hong on Mandu Wang Wen-hsing [Slow reading Wang Wen-hsing] (7 volumes) (National Taiwan UP, 2013), and co-edited with Ihor Pidhainy Reading Wang Wenxing: Critical Essays (Cornell East Asia Program, 2015).
Comes from a family with roots in Guangdong, China. Due to her father's career in the diplomatic service, she spent part of her childhood and adolescence in Sydney, Seoul, Bangkok, and Nicosia. She received an M.A. in English and American literature from National Taiwan University. She taught in the Department of Foreign Languages and Literatures at National Taiwan University from 1970 until her retirement in 2005. She has contributed numerous Chinese-English translations, including several short stories by her husband Wang Wen-hsing.
Has a B.A. in Film Studies from York University and an M.A. in Chinese Studies from the University of Toronto. He contributed to Dragonflies, Shu-ning Sciban and Fred Edwards'p revious anthology of short stores, and continues to pursue his interest in Asian languages and cultures.
Is an editor and translator who has a degree in Chinese Studies from the University of Toronto. Until his recent retirement, he edited the opinion page of the Toronto Star, where he wrote frequently about China-related issues, and he also served as an editorial advisor with Beijing Review.
Johanna Chien-mei Liu
Is a professor of Chinese art andaesthetics at the department of East Asian Studies, University of Toronto, Canada. Her main research interests are philosophical aesthetics in China and the West, Chinese art theories and literary criticism, and modern Taiwanese literature.
Is an Assistant Professor at the University of West Georgia in the Department of History, as well as being the editor of the journal Ming History. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Toronto with a dissertation on the Ming Dynasty scholar, poet, and exile, Yang Shen (1488-1559), on whom he has published several articles.
Is an associate professor of Chinese and comparative literature at Brigham Young University, where he teaches courses in modern and contemporary Chinese literature, film, and culture. He has served as head of the Chinese program and as co-director of BYU's International Cinema Program.
Is an Associate Professor in the Asian Studies Center at the University of Manitoba in Winnipeg, Manitoba. His early research dealt with classical Chinese literature and religion, but for the past few years his interest has turned to contemporary literature in Chinese, especially the literature of Taiwan’s indigenous people. Dr. Russell has a strong interest in translation and translation theory and has been a regular contributor to the Taiwan Literature: English Translation Series, and was the guest editor of Issue 24 on Taiwan indigenous myths and oral literature.
Is a Chinese-English literary translator, most notably of Wu Ming-Yi’s The Man With the Compound Eyes (Harvill Secker 2013), assistant professor of translation at National Taiwan University (NTU), in the Graduate Program in Translation and Interpretation (GPTI), and a scholar of translation, currently working on the translation of the script for the film Seediq Bale (Warriors of the Rainbow) into Seediq.
Jane Parish Yang
Received her Ph.D. in Chinese from the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and was an associate professor of Chinese in the Department of Chinese and Japanese at Lawrence University, retiring in 2015. She taught beginning and advanced Chinese language, traditional and modern Chinese literature, Chinese cinema, and the East Asian studies senior seminar.