Huang Chunming (Hwang Chun-ming) 1939-

One of the most important contemporary Taiwan writers, was born in Ilan and graduated from P'ingtung Normal College. His short stories are very well-received, and many have been turned into successful films. His best known fiction collections include Erzi de da wan'ou [The son's big doll] (1969) and Shayonala zaijian [Sayonara, goodbye] (1974). He has also published essays and a series of children's literature.

Works available in English:

  • The Drowning of an Old Cat and Other Stories (Howard Goldblatt). Bloomington:
       Indiana University Press, 1980.
  • The Taste of Apples (Howard Goldblatt). New York: Columbia University Press, 2001.