Miao-yi Tu

Miao-yi Tu (b. 1961) is a poet, writer, editor, translator and painter. Currently she is a committee member of Taiwanese Literature Battlefront magazine. She now is the congregant of “Taiwan Literature International Communication Group”. She was a literature page editor of several newspapers for 8 years. She obtained her BT degree in Chinese literature from National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan, and then went to Dharma Realm Buddhist University, USA for her advanced study. She joined Movimiento Poetas del Mundo in 2014, and The World Nations Writers Union in 2019. She participated in the International Poetry Festival in Chile (2014), Taiwan (2015,2016), Bolivia (2017), and Dhaka International Poets Summit (2018).

She was the prize winner in poetry of several literature awards, such as “Tayouan Literary Award”, “Taipei Literary Award”,” Lin Rung-san Literary Award”, “Nan-ying Literary Award”, “Ye-hong  Female Poetry Award” etc. Her essay,Ground is still theGarden,土地依然是花園 published in 2006 won the first prize of Fu-cheng Literature Award in 2007. She won the first prize of “Wu Cho Liu Short Story Award” in 2011. She won the Kathaka Literary Award in 2018. Her Taiwanese poetry collection book Yearning心悶 was published in 2016. Her Madarin/English bilingual poetry collection book “腳的覺醒 The Epiphany of Feet was published in 2018. Her short stories collection book The Black Ghost烏鬼記” was published in 2019. Her poems have been translated into English, Spanish, Bengslese, and Makedonski. Her short stories collection book was translated into Spanish with plans to publish it in 2020.