Ling Yu [real name Wang Meei Chyn] 1952-
Born in Taipei county. She received a B.A. in Chinese Literature from National Taiwan University and an M.A. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison. Ling Yu was the editor of Modern Poetry Quarterly from 1985 to 1991. Now she teaches at the National Ilan University. Four collections of her poetry have been published, the latest of which is Mudong yongge ji [Songs of the winter wood] (1999).