Chen-ou Liu, 劉鎮歐

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About me

Gender MALE
Occupation Writer
Location Ontario, Canada
Introduction Born in Taipei,Taiwan, Chen-ou Liu was a college teacher,essayist,editor,and two-time winner of the national Best Book Review Radio Program Award.In 2002,he emigrated to Canada and settled in Ajax,a suburb of Toronto. Featured in New Resonance 7: Emerging Voices in English-Language Haiku, and listed as one of the top ten haiku poets for 2011(Simply Haiku, 9:3,4, Autumn/Winter 2011),Chen-ou Liu is the author of five books, including Following the Moon to the Maple Land (First Prize, 2011 Haiku Pix Chapbook Contest) and A Life in Transition and Translation (Honorable Mention, 2014 Turtle Light Press Biennial Haiku Chapbook Contest). His tanka and haiku have been honored with 101 awards,including First Prize Co-Winner, 7th and 8th International Tanka Festival Competition, 2012; Tanka First and Third Places, 2011 San Francisco International Competition; Grand Prix, 2010 Klostar Ivanic Haiku Contest and First Prize Co-Winner, 2010 Haiku International Association Haiku Contest.
Interests reading, writing, cinema
Favorite Movies The Seventh Seal, Winter Light, Decalogue, The Kingdom, Rashomon, ...
Favorite Books Being and Time, the Bible, To the Lighthouse, Waiting for Godot, Selected Poems of Emily Dickinson, The Collected Poems of Octavio Paz, ...