Egoyan Zheng

Egoyan Zheng is one of the most important contemporary writers in Chinese novels. He has won the “Wu Zhuoliu Literature Award for Novel,” the Silver Award of the “Xingyun (Nebula) Award for Global Chinese Science Fiction,” the “Lin Rung San Literary Award for Prose,” Unitas Literary Monthlyʼs “Best New Novelist Award,” etc. His works have also been longlisted for the “Man Asian Literary Prize” and the “Frank OʼConnor International Short Story Award.” He has been named one of “10 Most Promising People in Taiwan” and one of the “20 Most Anticipated Chinese Novelists under 40” by Unitas Literary Monthly. His notable works include Lindidian/GroundZero, The Dream Devourer, People in the Urn, and Visiting Auntie Candy. He is also known for his poetry collection You Cut Through the Light of my Pupil and essay collection Fantasies: Essays on Classic Modern Fiction. The Japanese translation of Lindidian/GroundZero has been published by Hakusuisha Publishing Co., Ltd in 2017.


The Dream Devourer

Visiting Auntie Candy


Before the Revolution
Visiting Auntie Candy
The One I Yearn for


People in the Urn. (Taipei: INK Publishing Co., 2003)

The Dream Devourer. (Taipei: Unitas Publishing Co., 2010)

E ssay collection Fantasies: Essays on Classic Modern Fiction. ( Taipei: Ecus Publishing House, 2014).

Visiting Auntie Candy. (Taipei: Unitas Publishing Co., 2013)

Lindidian/GroundZero. (Taipei: Rye Field Publishing Co., 2013).

You Cut Through the Light of my Pupil. (Taipei: Comma Books, 2011).



Egoyan Zheng Digital Archive is a project organized by Yu-lin Lee, the director of the National Chung Hsing University Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences (RCHSS), and Kuo-Wei Chen, the leader of its Research and Development Section. Ph.D. Candidate Sheng-bo Yang serves as the editor-in-chief. The construction of the archive is in completion in 2017. With the technique of Timeline JS, the archive presents data related to Egoyan Zhengʼs biography, photographs, major events, manuscripts, video clips, online reading, works in translation, etc. The RCHSS digital team gives thanks to Egoyan Zheng for authorizing his manuscripts, parts of his works and photographs. Special thanks go to Public Television Service, Unitas Literary Monthly and Readmoo ebooks. The RCHSS digital team includes Yu-lin Lee, the Director of Graduate Institute of Taiwan Literature and Transnational Cultural Studies, Associate Professor Kuo-wei Chen and the digital assistant Hsiao-yu Wang.

Director ∣ Yu-Lin Lee 李育霖、Kuo-Wei Chen 陳國偉

Consultant ∣ Egoyan Zheng 伊格言

Phtographer ∣ Yi-Tang Chen 陳藝堂

Content Editor ∣ Sheng-Bo Yang 楊勝博

Digital Assistant∣ Hsiao-yu Wang 王筱渝, Shiu-Wen Hung 洪綉雯

English website translator ∣ Lin Chih-wei 林志瑋