Boey Kim Cheng
Boey Kim Cheng is the author of five collections of poems, a travel memoir entitled Between Stations, and a novel about the life of the Tang Dynasty poet Du Fu, Gull Between Heaven and Earth. He is also the editor, with Adam Aitken and Michelle Cahill, of Contemporary Asian Australian Poets. A recipient of the National Arts Council’s Young Artist Award, Boey emigrated from Singapore to Australia in 1997 and taught creative writing at the University of Newcastle before joining Nanyang Technological University in Singapore.
Some of my favorite people on earth are in this book,
Dear writers and grand spirits.