Biography of Hsiu Lee
Lee Hsiu was born in Kaohsiung, Taiwan. There she completed her B.A. degree in humanity and three certificates of English granted by colleges.
She moved to Canada in January 2002. Since then, she has earned a diploma in Creative Writing through the internet program “Quality of Course” in Ottawa, and she has also studied English at Vancouver Community College for four years.
An award-winning Taiwanese writer, Lee Hsiu has had eight books published. Her published writings have focused on diverse subjects such as family relationships, love affairs, Taiwanese issue and children’s poetry. Recently, except focusing on translating Chinese poetry, she is also writing a series of stories in English. Being a professional writer, she has devoted herself to different areas of arts, playing piano and painting.
Hsiu Lee's Works:
1.The Winter is Gone,1978 (non-fiction) .
2.Moan of Plum Blossom,1984 (fiction) .
3.Heart String of Love,1987 (non-fiction) .
4.Let Me Contact with Only One Man in My Whole Life,1989 (fiction) .
5.Little Raindrops,1991 (children’s poetry) .
6.Looking for the Direction of that Floating Raft,1991 (non-fiction) .
7.Well-Moon Penghu,1996 (long novel) .
8.The Foreign Door of a Woman,2005 (non-fiction) .
9.The Last Garden on Earth,2007 (Translation)
Hsiu Lee Poems
A Piece of Chalk (Children's Poem)
Chalk is happiest when the teachers come to him Because he can chat about all sorts of subjects Such as astronomy, geography, science and art Chalk knows whatever you want to know
Butterfly (Children's Poem)
Mother wants to catch a beautiful butterfly To put on in my pink dress And bring me to stroll down the street
Little Raindrops (Children's Poem)
That day The weather suddenly changes The little raindrops are leaving home one by one After that they change their bodies into many crystal pillars
Grandpa Tree (Children's Poem) .
Grandpa Tree is an arrogant guy Nobody can get him to look at them He never says anything He stays quiet as he stands there
Fruits and others (Children's Poem)
Bell Apple / Bells A string of small pink bells Look for the wind to make the sound of ding dong But I actually like peaceful quiet
On the Playing-field by Louise Lee ...
On the Playing-field We hugged tightly in the dark playing-field, like first-time lovers For some reason, he suddenly left He left me in the dark, no matter that the mosquitoes were kissing me
Unhappy Stars (Children's Poem)
Unhappy Stars The stars are not obedient children They desire to come down and wander around freely on Earth But Moon Teacher forces them to stand in the sky
Song of Love (Children's Poem)
Mother! If you are the earth, I am the rain in the sky I pour the rain to earth; whether heavy or light You always accept me
A small frightened flower (Children's Po...
A small frightened flower Has been struggling against a violent storm She wants to go home But the rain hides the way home
Tomb Sweeping Day (Children's Poem)
Bringing some gift and flowers We go to visit you, our dear grandfather We must come here once a year To chat with you
Wasting (Children's Poem)
Rain mother! Are you too busy washing clothes And forgetting to turn the faucet off?