Un Sio San

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Contributor and Guest Editor

Un Sio San is a poet and writer from Macao. She has attained dual Bachelor’s degree from Peking University, in Chinese and Literature and Art (Scriptwriting & Directing for Film and TV), as well as dual Master’s degree in East Asian Studies and Asia-Pacific Studies from the University of Toronto. She has won the Henry Luce Foundation Chinese Poetry Award (U.S.A.), the inaugural New Star – People’s Literature Prize of Poetry (China), Macao Literary Award, and more. In 2014, she was the poet-in-residence at the Vermont Studio Center (U.S.A.). She has been invited to many international poetry festivals in Portugal, Malaysia, Taiwan and Hong Kong. She was the lyricist of Macao’s first original chamber opera A Fragrant Dream. Her poetry collections include Exile in the Blossom Time, Wonderland, Evolution of Love, Song of Migrant People, Bitter Lotus Seeds, besides two Chinese-English bilingual poetry collections: Here and Naked Picnic.


  • Issue #44 (March 2019) Writing Macau: Guest Poetry Editor [forthcoming]
  • Issue #33 (September 2016): Anti-love Poem for the Twenty-first Century  [Read]