Chen Sufang(Taiwan)
Chen Sufang(Taiwan)

 

Chen is a graduate of the National Taiwan University's Chinese Department. She has previously worked as editor of the journal Women, and since 1982 has worked for the Chiu Ko Publishing Co., Ltd. She is now Editor-in-Chief of Chien Hsing Publishing Co.,Ltd, as well as editor of the Chiu Ko Journal.
Chen is a veteran in the field of literary editing, having worked in areas such as planning, editing, publishing and marketing. The past 17 years have witnessed her successful editing of nearly 800 literary books, several of which have won prestigious awards, such as the Golden Tripod Awards for Publications, the National Award for Arts, and the Chung Shan Award for Arts. She was also a coordinator of the planning and editing of four volumes of 20-Year Literary Works in Taiwan, which has resulted in a closer relationship between Chiu Ko Publishing and the Taiwanese literary circle.
Upon her acceptance of the Taiwanese May Fourth Award for Literary Editing, Chen made a speech, part of which is quoted as follows: “I consider myself luckier than many others, as what I am doing, reading, is what I enjoy most. My career has been most rewarding. Having said that, I will keep on working and will never let myself be dissatisfied. To me, receiving this award is like hearing the sounds of nature infused with the beats of an evening drum and the tolling of a morning bell. I will work harder to bear the heaviness of life. Here I would like to give my special thanks to Mr. Cai Wenfu, who for the past 17 years has given me the best of his fatherly guidance, support and wisdom.”