Wu Ming-Yi is a writer, artist, professor, and environmental activist. Widely considered the leading writer of his generation, he has won the China Times Open Book Award six times and his works have been translated into over ten languages. In 2018, his novel The Stolen Bicycle was longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize. He teaches literature at National Dong Hwa University. Wu’s works have been translated into English, French, German, Turkish, Japanese, Korean, Czech, Hungarian, Italian, Swedish, Vietnamese, Thai, Polish, Ethiopian, Arabic, Ukrainian, and Indonesian.