Yi-Hang Ma 馬翊航

Yi-Hang Ma 馬翊航 , born in 1982, is an indigenous writer of Taiwan. His father is from the Kasavakan tribe in Taitung in eastern Taiwan. Once an editor of a literary magazine, he currently writes full-time. He holds a PhD in Taiwanese literature at National Taiwan University, with his dissertation on post-1949 Taiwanese fiction on wars. In his poem collection The Jewels I Carry with Me and essay collection The Languages from the Mountains/To Become Sandie, he, an indigenous gay man attentive to complicated identifications as shown in Taiwanese literature, tries to testify to his mind and to comment on the times with special sound effects and images.