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2022 Taiwan Literature Awards offer NT$3.7 million in prizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2022 Taiwan Literature Awards will be open for submissions starting April 15, offering a total of NT$3.7 million (US$130,000) in prizes. The National Museum of Taiw...

Historic police station in Taipei reborn as art space

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former police station dating back to the Japanese colonial period has been given a new lease on life as a multipurpose art space in one of the city’s most challeng...

Taiwan’s literary figures gather at Golden Book Award ceremony

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Literature Awards held its Golden Book Award ceremony on Saturday (Nov. 13), during which “Farewell” author Chung Wen-yin (鍾文音) received her grand p...

Chung Wen-yin's 'Farewell' wins Taiwan’s Golden Book Grand Prize

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) announced the winners of the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards on Thursday (Oct. 28), including Chung Wen-yin (鍾文音) as the Annu...

Taiwan's great novelist Lee Chiao spied on by KMT for 14 years

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Lee Chiao Literature Association (臺灣李喬文學協會) recently celebrated its fourth founding anniversary and is now behind an initiative pushing for the writer to receiv...

2021 Taiwan Literature Awards announces Golden Book Award nominees

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A shortlist of 30 books will compete in the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards’ “Golden Book Awards” category, the National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL)...

Nine authors win Taiwan Literature Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards (台灣文學獎創作獎) ceremony was virtually hosted by the National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) on Saturday (July 31), awarding prizes to nin...

Taiwan Literature Awards announces finalists, winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) has announced the finalists and winners of the 2021 Taiwan Literature Awards. A roster of 34 literary works written in M...

2021 Taiwan Literature Award offers NT$3.7 million in prizes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The new-look 2021 Taiwan Literature Award is calling for submissions from April 15 and offers prizes of up to NT$3.7 million (US$130,000). The award is organized by the...

Japanese dorms turned into literary center in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A group of historical buildings in Taipei has been given a new lease on life and rechristened as the Taiwan Literature Base, which was inaugurated on Monday (Jan. 18). ...

2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition to feature South Korean literature

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 2021 Taipei International Book Exhibition (TIBE) has already launched online and is scheduled to kick off its in-person event on January 26 at the Taipei World Trade C...

Southern Taiwan library gets woodland makeover

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After undergoing years of planning and a two-year renovation, the 30-year-old Pingtung County Library has transformed into a "forest library," which reopened ear...

Taipei-based novelist shines a light on indentured servitude at sea

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At an outdoor cafe in the shadow of Taipei 101, Canadian journalist J.W. Henley recalls his first night in the city 15 years earlier: “I ended up on the floor of Tai...

National Museum of Taiwan Literature announces online game '1940'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Museum of Taiwan Literature (NMTL) on Friday (Nov. 20) has announced its upcoming online game "1940," which gives players the thrill of saving the w...

Taiwan Literature Awards for Books honors Kevin Chen

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan Literature Awards for Books (台灣文學金典獎) ceremony took place at the Hilton Taipei Sinban on Saturday (Nov. 14), awarding the NT$1 million (US$33,000) grand pr...