Chen Dejin (Chan Tak Kam) 1958-

Born in Macau, Chen moved to Hong Kong in 1970. He received his Ph.D. from Hong Kong Baptist University and is now Assistant Professor in the Chinese Department of Lingnan University. Author of more than a dozen volumes of poetry, essays and short stories, Chan has also written extensively on modern Chinese literature. His essay collection Aidao de ren RqH [Island lover] (1994) was awarded the Hong Kong Biennial Award for Chinese Literature in 1995.

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