Jane Jian is a well-known prose writer in Taiwan, with many of her articles having been featured in high school textbooks. Born in 1961 in a rural village in Yilan, she received her B.A. in Chinese Literature from National Taiwan University. Jian’s work has been recognized by the China Times Prose Award, the Taipei Literature Award, the Golden Tripod Best Literary Book, the National Award for the Arts and United Daily News Best Book (five times). Jian is the author of twenty books, including QUESTION THE WATERS, JUST BECAUSE I AM IN THE MOUNTAINS, MOONLIGHT ON THE BED, SLEEPWALKING and WHO AWAITS YOU, ON THAT SPARKLING SILVER PLANE.