Qi Jun (Ch'i Chun) 1917Ал2006

Ch'i Chun was born Pan Xizhen in Yongjia county, Zhejiang province in 1917. She was orphaned in infancy and was brought up by her paternal uncle and aunt, whom she eventually came to regard as her parents. She read Chinese at Zhijiang University and became well versed in classical Chinese literature. Having taught at secondary schools on graduation, she joined the Ministry of Justice and continued to serve under the Ministry after it moved to Taiwan in 1949. Following her retirement from the civil service, she taught at various universities in Taiwan before emigrating to the USA. Her works include books of essays, short stories and children's stories.