Entry updated 12 September 2022. Tagged: Author.
(1971- ) Taiwanese academic, artist and author whose Near Future sf novel, Fu Yan Ren (2011; trans Derryl Sterk as The Man with the Compound Eyes 2013), describes with parable-like intensity the intersection of a vast Island of polluted matter (known as the Great Pacific Trash Vortex) with the civilizations which have created it (see Climate Change; Ecology; Pollution). [JC]
born Taoyuan [now Taoyuan District, Taoyuan City], Taiwan: 20 June 1971
works (highly selected)
- Fu Yan Ren (Taiwan: Xinbei Shi, 2011) [binding unknown/]
- The Man with the Compound Eyes (London: Harper Secker, 2013) [trans by Derryl Sterk of the above: hb/]
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