Contributors / September 2014 (Issue 25)

Shirley Geok-lin Lim
ImageShirley Geok-lin Lim is the author of Crossing the Peninsula (Commonwealth Poetry Prize winner and six other volumes of poetry, three collections of short stories, two novels, a children’s novel, Princess Shawl (translated into Chinese, published in Taiwan, 2009); and recently a selected short stories and poetry volume, The Shirley Lim Collection. Her memoir, Among the White Moon Faces, received the American Book Award. She has published two critical studies; edited/co-edited many critical volumes and numerous special issues of journals. The Forbidden Stitch received the 1990 American Book Award. She served as chair of Women’s Studies, UCSB; Chair Professor of English, University of Hong Kong; and currently is Professor of English, University of California, Santa Barbara. Awarded Multiethnic Literatures of the United States (MELUS) 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award, the UCSB Faculty Research Lecture Award, University of Western Australia Distinguished Lecturer award, Fulbright Distinguished Lecturership, and J.T. Stewart Hedgebrook award. Taught at City University of New York, State University of New York, University of Hong Kong, National Institute of Education of Nanyang University, National Sun Yat-Sen University, Massachusetts Institute of Technology and National University of Singapore. [Poetry]

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