Lo Chih Cheng – IPNHK 2011

Lo Chih Cheng
Lo Chih Cheng 羅智成
Taiwan 台灣

Born in Taipei, Lo Chih Cheng (Luo Zhicheng) graduated from the Department of Philosophy of National Taiwan University. After having worked as editor for China Times for two years, he went to study at University of Wisconsin, Madison, where he earned an M.A. in East Asian Languages and Literature and completed course work in the doctoral program. Since returning to Taiwan, he has assumed various editorial positions at newspapers, magazines and publishing companies and became the publisher of several publishing companies and has taught at several universities for more than 20 years. Active in the media, including television and broadcasting, he also served some official positions such as Commissioner of the Department of Information of Taipei city government and Director of Kwang Hua Information and Cultural Center (Hong Kong). Lo published his first book of poems, which he not only self-financed but also designed and illustrated, in 1975. Since then he has published more than ten books of poetry, five books of prose or critical essays, two books of travel writing and various translations. Lo have received several important literary prizes, organized 2002, 2003 and 2010 Taipei Poetry Festival and participated in 2004 French Spring poetry Festival at Paris and 2005 Literary Festival at Berlin. Lo’s literary works are famous for their philosophical profoundness, imaginative imagery, lyrical syntax and original insight. Already an established poet in the 1970s, he has continued to influence poets of a younger generation.


1955年生於台北。台灣大學哲學系畢業。美國威斯康辛大學東亞所碩士、博士班肄業。

曾任報社副總編輯、電台台長、雜誌及出版社發行人,也擔任過台北市政府新聞處處長、香港光華中心主任。並任教於大學中文系。
作品以詩、散文和遊記為主;風格強烈,知性、感性兼具,以精確、細膩的語法著稱,以觀察力和想像力見長,對新一代詩人有極大的影響力。

主要出版作品有:詩集《畫冊》、《光之書》、《傾斜之書》、《擲地無聲書》、《寶寶之書》、《黑色鑲金》、《夢中書房》、《夢中邊陲》、《地球之島》,散文集《M湖書簡》《亞熱帶習作》、《泥炭紀》等。