Ping Lu: A Connoisseur of Human Experience
 – Taiwan

Winner of 2022 National Award for Arts of Taiwan, Ping Lu is recognized for her deep explorations of intricate family histories and the nuanced psychologies of her characters. With a background in psychology and journalism, she combines a meticulous attention to detail with a deep empathy for emotional landscapes. Her literary pursuits are fueled by a deep curiosity about and compassion for individuals, encompassing a wide range of social topics such as culture, gender, politics, and human rights in her extensive body of work. Also renowned for her literary and stylistic innovations, Ping Lu’s works frequently challenge conventional narrative forms and perspectives to better reflect the realities and dilemmas of modern society. Through her novels, Ping Lu continues to reshape how readers view the world, offering new insights and deep reflections on the human condition.