Chi Ta-wei


Science Fiction Writer

Chi Ta-Wei

Chi Ta-wei is a renowned queer writer and associate professor of Taiwanese literature at the National Chengchi University. His scholarly work focuses on LGBTQ+ studies, disability studies, and Sinophone literary history, while his award-winning creative writing ranges from science-fiction to queer short stories. He is well-known for his science fiction novel The Membranes (膜) first published in Chinese in 1995, and which became an important text in Taiwan’s queer literary scene. He also published various short collections and volumes of critical essays in queer and science-fiction literature, and translated several foreign works into Chinese, including a series of novels by Italian author Italo Calvino.

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