Lien Chao

Lien Chao has observed Chinese life though her work in the community as well as her interactions with Chinese immigrants in ESL clasrooms. She came to Canada in 1984. Her first book, "Beyond Silence: Chinese Canadian Literature in English," was published in 1997 and won the Gabrielle Roy Award for Canadian Criticism. Her works linclude "Maples and the Stream" and "More than Skin Deep" (poetry), "Tiger Girl (Hu Nu)" (memoir), and "Strike the Wok: An Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Canadian...See more