Lin Ling 1938-
Born in Sichuan and moved to Taiwan in 1949. After earning her degree in chemistry from National Taiwan University and a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia, she pursued a career in science and later became a senior pharmaceutical executive in the US. Lin started writing poetry in high school. Her works include the well-received Lin Ling shiji [Poems of Lin Ling] (1982) and the recent Zai zhiwu yu youling zhijian [Between plants and ghosts] (2003).