Meet the Poet
Born in Taipei, Taiwan, Chen-ou Liu emigrated to Canada in 2002 and settled in Ajax, a suburb of Toronto, where he continues to struggle with a life in transition and translation. He is the author of Ripples from a Splash, Broken/Breaking English: Selected Short Poems. His Following the Moon to the Maple Land was the First Prize Winner of the 2011 Haiku Pix Chapbook Contest. His tanka and haiku have been honored with many awards. You can visit his blog, Poetry in the Moment, to explore more of his work. Read.