Luo Fu (Canada)
Luo Fu (Canada)

 Luo Fu, famous poet, and prose writer. Originally from Hengyang, Hunan province, he is currently living in Canada. He graduated from the English major of Danjiang University. He started his teaching career in the foreign languages department of DongWu University in 1978. He started the “New Century” poems magazine in 1954 with Zhang Mo and Ya Xuan, and worked as chief editor for many years. He has significant influence over the development of poems in Taiwan, and his productions were translated into English, French, Japanese, Korean, and other languages, and were included into many other collections, including “Poem Collections of 10 Contemporary Chinese Poets”. He has written, translated, taught, and edited poems for the past 40 years and has wide collections.
Publications:
Collection of poems: “?njury from Time”, “River of Spirit” (published in 1957);
“Death of Stone Rooms” (1965)
“Sound of Lotus” (1976)
“For the sake of Wind”(1988)
“Moonlight House”(1990)
Prose colletion: “A Noon Lotus”;
Collection of critics: “Mirror of Poets”;
Translation: “Biography of Hugo”.

His famous “Death of Stone Rooms” caused great attention among the poets community and has been commented upon for the past 20 years. Many of the poems were selected by Cyril Birch into his “Selection of Chinese Literature”. His long poem “Regeneration of Blood” won him the Nomination Award of China Times in 1982. In the same year, his collection of poems “Injury from Time” won him ZhongShan Art and Literature Award in Taiwan. In 1986, the same collection won him the Wu San Lian Art and Literature Award, and in 2004 won him the Big Dipper Award of 1st Chinese International Poets.