Wang Runhua (Wang Yoon Wah, Wong Yoon Wah) 1947-

Contemporary poet and critic. Wong Yoon Wah was born in Malaysia and received his MA and Ph.D from the University of Wisconsin at Madison. He is the author of several collections of poetry and numerous critical studies including Ss'u-k'ung T'u: A Poet-Critic of the Tang, Essays on Chinese Literature: A Comparative Approach and Yu Dafu: Sources for the Study of His Last Days in Singapore and Sumatra. His wards include The Epoch Poetry Award (1974), The China Times Literary Award (1981) and the Southeast Asia Writers' Award (1984).