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Kiya Chang

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Kiya Chang
Born in 1988, Kiya Chang is the daughter of a Chiayi tea farmer. To realise her goal of becoming professional comic artist, she changed schools to the Fu-Hsin Trade and Arts School in Taipei. But not until2007 was she finally given the opportunity to have her work serialised in a monthly magazine, with the baseball comic Take Me Out to the Ball Park. Eager to know more about tea in Taiwan, she started to draw comics on the subject. Aside from this book and its sequel, she has also written and illustrated The Tea Farmer’s Almanac, providing fun facts and anecdotes about tea. In 2015 she was chosen to represent Taiwan at the Angoulême International Comics Festival and also at the Frankfurt Book Fair.

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