Chuan Sha(Canada)
Chuan Sha(Canada)

 

Biographical Notes

Chuan Sha, a Chinese-Canadian writer, poet, and critic, was born in Chong-qing of Sichuan Province. He enjoys the popularity of his versatile works, including novels, short stories, poems, plays, essays and literary reviews in the overseas Chinese literary community. Graduated from Sichuan University, Chuan Sha worked as editor-in-chief for a literary magazine for some years before pursuing further studies in the United Kingdom in 1991. He has lived since 1999 with his family in Toronto.
Chuan Sha was editor-in-chief of Canada Poseidon Publishing House, and is now editor of North America Weekly. A member of the Chinese PEN Society of Canada, he is also Dean of Daya Institute of Cultures, and Director of the Chinese-Canadian Poets Association.
 
Chuan Sha's major publications:
 
The Shadowy Crowds (Poetry)
China's Writers Printing House, November 2001
 
The Sojourners (Short Stories, Co-authored)
Taiwan Buffalo Publishing House, May 2004
 
The Sunlight (Novel)
Taiwan Commercial Press, Ltd., November 2004
 
Spring Night (Poetry, with English version)
Guangxi Normal University Press, February 2006
 
The Lady in the Blue-Flowered Mandarin Gown(Novel)
 Hua Shan Literature and Arts Press,2012
 
Language for a New Century: Contemporary Poetry from the Middle East, Asia, and Beyond (Selected into the collection)
W. W. Norton & Company, U.S.A. 2007
 
Variety Crossing Vol. 8 (Selected into the collection)
Korean-Canadian Literary Forum-21 Press, 2006
 
Skirts Are Singing (Poetry in 4-Act Musical)
Public performances in 2005 in O.I.S.E. Theatre, University of Toronto, and in York Woods Public Library Theatre. The performance is available on DVD, and is contracted to perform in several major Canadian and American cities.
 
Harmony (Poetry in 6-Act Choir)
Public performances given in the P.C. Ho Theatre on November 1, 2008. The play is scheduled to tour several major Canadian and American cities.
 
Appreciation:Selected Poems by Chuan Sha(Chief Compiler:Li Yong-Yin,Translator:Liu Hong)
Hebei Education Press,2010