Chen Yu-Hang lives in Kaohsiung. He was born in Hualian in 1949 and earned a bachelor’s degree in history from National Taiwan Normal University and a master’s degree from the Graduate Institute of Arts at Chinese Culture University. He is an experienced editor for newspapers, magazines and publishers. Chen began writing in the 1970s, and has published two collections of short stories, Run Away and The Invincible Constable. Snapshots of a Small Town is his first novel.