Short fiction writer and playwright Huang Chun-Ming is a Taiwanese literary legend. In over half a century of work, he’s published books of short stories, essays, children’s books and plays, and even poetry and film scripts. His best-known short story collections include Watching the Sea, The Sandwich Man, Sayonara – Goodbye, Put to Pasture, and This Platform Has No Timetable. Several of his works have been adapted for film and television. He has won several awards, including the Wu San-Lien Award and the China Times Literary Award, and was recently named a “Living National Treasure” by the Taiwanese government. His work has been translated into several languages, including Japanese, Korean, English, French, and German.