Fan Shanbiao (Fan Sin Piu) 1966-

Born in Hong Kong, Fan received his Ph.D. from The Chinese University of Hong Kong where he is now an associate professor in the Chinese Department. While his academic research is on classical Chinese literature, his personal interest is in creative writing. His essays won Awards for Creative Writing in Chinese in 1987, 1989 and 1991. He began writing poetry in 1993 and was a co-founder of Huxi Poetry Il֥Z. His poetry collections include Lixue O [Mechanics] (1999) and An fei t [Flying in the dark] (2006)