Contributors / August 2008 (Issue 4)

Ouyang Yu
ImageOuyang Yu graduated from La Trobe University with a doctoral degree in Australian literature. He has published more than twenty-five books in Chinese and English in the fields of fiction, poetry, literary translation and literary criticism, and has won a number of major grants for fiction, non-fiction, poetry and translation. Yu's best-known works in English are his poetry collections Moon Over Melbourne and Other Poems (1995), Songs of the Last Chinese Poet (1997), short-listed for the 1999 New South Wales Premier's Literary Awards, and Two Hearts, Two Tongues and Rain-Coloured Eyes (2002). His first novel, The Eastern Slope Chronicle, was published in 2002. This book won the Festival Award for Innovation in Writing at the 2004 Adelaide Bank Festival of Arts, apart from being short-listed for the Community Relations Commission Award, NSW Premier's Literary Awards in 2003. The book is now put on the syllabus in the English Department, University of Sydney. Yu is the founding editor of Otherland, the first and only bilingual journal of Chinese-Australian writing. Visit his website for more details. [Read]

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