Xi Murong (Hsi Muren) 1943-

Born in Sichuan of Mongol parentage, moved to Hong Kong in 1949 and to Taiwan in 1955. She is a well-known artist in Taiwan. In 1981 she created a sensation especially among the young readers with the love poems in her first poetry collection Qili xiang [Seven-li scent]. Her other poetry collections include Wuyuan de qingchun [Blameless youth] (1983) and the recent Mitu shice [A booklet of poems gone astray] (2002).

Works available in English:

  • Across the Darkness of the River (Chang Shu-li). Copenhagen/Los Angeles: Green Integer, 2001.