Contributors / May 2008 (Issue 3)

Shirley Geok-lin Lim
ImageShirley Geok-lin Lim (b.1944) is one of Hong Kong's most-published writers. Her first collection of poems, Crossing the Peninsula, published by Heinemann Press in 1980, won the Commonwealth Poetry Prize, a first both for an Asian and for a woman. Her memoir, Among the White Moon Faces, received the 1997 American Book Award. Lim is a professor in the English Department at the University of California, Santa Barbara. She has also taught internationally at the National University of Singapore, the National Institute Education of Nanyang Technological University, and was the Chair Professor of English at the University of Hong Kong where she also taught poetry and creative writing. She is the author of two novels Joss and Gold (2002), Sister Swing (2006) and a novel for young adults, Princess Shawl (2008). A collection of poems Listening to the Singer was published by Maya Press in 2007. [Read]

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