Chen Yingzhen was born in 1937 and died on November 22, 2016.
He was a Taiwanese author.
As of the 1980s, Chen has been viewed by many as “Taiwan’s greatest author”, according to Jeffrey C. Kinkley.
Chen Yingzhen was also notable for serving a prison sentence for “subversive activity” between 1968 and 1973.
Yingzhen has been active since the late-1950s.
He was again imprisoned in 1979.
He has 15 volumes long of Collected Works and was published in 1988.
A few of his stories were also included in Lucien Miller’s Exiles at Home.
Chen Yingzhenthe was the son of a devout Christian minister.
Nonetheless, he never was a Christian himself while growing up.
He was arrested in 1968 by the Kuomintang for “leading pro-communist activities”, and was imprisoned until 1973.
Chen Yingzhen passed away at 79 years old.