Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
Taiwanese literature in relation to Sinophone studies, postcolonialism, animal studies, queer theory, feminism, ecocriticism, comparative and world literature, and translation practice and theory.
Terribly Sorry for My Existence: Queer Melancholia, Modernity, and Suicide
Taiwanese Literature as World Literature. Co-edited with Pei-yin Lin. London: Bloomsbury, 2023.
同在一個屋簷下：同志詩選 [Under the Same Roof: A Poetry Anthology for the LGBTQ]. Co-edited with Shen-shen and Huang Kang. Taipei: Dark Eyes Ltd, 2019.
台灣新生代特集 [An Anthology of Taiwanese Poets Born in the 1980s], in 聲韻詩刊 [Voice and Verse Poetry Magazine], nos. 34/35 (February and April 2017).
1. “The Idea of Sacredness in Yang Mu’s Hua-lien Poems.” 台灣文學學報 [Bulletin of Taiwanese Literature], no. 38 (June 2021): 109–38. doi: 10.30381/BTL.202106_(38).0004.
2. “Transgressing Hegemonic Discourses: Yang Mu, the Poet-Historian, and His Minor Narratives.” Alif: Journal of Comparative Poetics, no. 41 (2021): 159–89. https://www.jstor.org/stable/27002738.
3. “Can the Young Adults Speak? Poetry from the Sunflower and Umbrella Movements.” Forum: University of Edinburgh Postgraduate Journal of Culture and the Arts, no.30 (2020): 1–14. http://journals.ed.ac.uk/forum/article/view/4478/6057.
4. “楊牧作品中的「花蓮神話」” [Hua-lien Mythology in Yang Mu’s Works]. 人社東華 [Dong Hwa Journal of Humanities and Social Science Online], no. 8 (2015), http://journal.ndhu.edu.tw/category/2015/2015-q4/page/2/.
Peer-Reviewed Book Chapters
“Everything Everywhere All at Once: Representation of New Taiwan in Egoyan Zheng’s Science Fiction.” In Taiwan Literature in the 21st Century, edited by Chia-rong Wu and Ming-ju Fan, 95–108. Berlin: Springer, 2023. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-8380-1_7.
“Made in Taiwan: Reading Chiu Miao-chin’s Lesbian Tales as World Literature.” In Taiwanese Literature as World Literature, edited by Pei-yin Lin and Wen-chi Li, 171–87. London: Bloomsbury, 2023.
“Becoming an Animal: The Ontological, Ethical and Aesthetic Perspectives on Yang Mu’s Animal Poems.” In 向具象與抽象航行：楊牧文學論集 [Sailing to the Abstractness: Yang Mu Conference Proceedings], edited by Hsu Yu-fang. Taipei: Student Book, 2021.
“山勢氣象：論楊牧的詩歌與自傳散文《奇萊前書》” [The Spirit of Mountains: On Yang Mu’s Poems and His Autobiography The First Book of Mount Qilai]. In 美的辯證：楊牧文學論輯 [Aesthetic Dialectic: Yang Mu Conference Proceedings], edited by Hsu Yu-fang, 89–113. Taipei: Student Book, 2019.
“Yang Mu.” The Encyclopedia of Taiwan Studies. London: Brill, forthcoming in 2023.
“Chen Li.” The Encyclopedia of Taiwan Studies. London: Brill, forthcoming in 2023.
“Qiu Miaojin.” The Encyclopedia of Taiwan Studies. London: Brill, forthcoming in 2023.
English Translations with Colin Bramwell
Chen Ko-hua. Decapitated Poetry. London: Seagull Books, 2023.
Selected Single Literary Pieces
Chen Xue. “A Nonexistent Thing,” in Queer Taiwanese Literature: A Reader, edited by Howard Chiang, 217–29. New York: Cambria, 2021.
Yang Mu. Selections from the Poetry of Yang Mu. Comparative Critical Studies, 16 no. 1 (2019): 84–92.
Yang Mu. Eighteen Poems in Hawk of the Mind, edited by Michelle Yeh and Göran Malmqvist. New York: Columbia University Press, 2018.
Yang Mu. Selected Eight Poems. Renditions, no. 84 (Autumn 2015): 114–31.
Yang Mu. “St Petersburg.” Chinese Literature Today 4, no.1 (2014): 71.
Ko-hua Chen. “Come Let Me Teach You How to Love: An Interview with Ko-hua Chen.” Interview by Wen-chi Li and Colin Bramwell. Taiwan Lit. https://taiwanlit.org/reports/come-let-me-teach-you-how-to-love-an-inter....
Chen Yuhong. “Magical Thought: An Interview with Chen Yuhong.” Interview by Wen-chi Li and Colin Bramwell. Taiwan Lit. https://taiwanlit.org/reports/musical-thought-an-interview-with-chen-yuhong.
Sun Wei-min. “Light and Truth in Common Things: An Interview with Sun Wei-min.” Interview by Wen-chi Li and Colin Bramwell. Taiwan Lit. https://taiwanlit.org/reports/light-and-truth-in-common-things-an-interv....
Rev. of Studying Hong Kong: 20 Years of Political, Economic and Social Developments. The International Journal of Taiwan Studies. International Journal of Taiwan Studies, 2, no. 2 (2019): 394–95.
2023: 2022 Yang Mu Dissertation Award.
2022: 2021 Outstanding Young Poet Award 優秀青年詩人.
2021: Shortlist of the Young Scholar Award (European Association of Taiwan Studies).
2020: Epoch Modern Poetry Award 首屆創世紀現代詩獎.
2018: First Prize in the John Dryden Translation Competition (British Comparative Literature Association).