Winners of the 2015 Taiwan Literature Awards were unveiled Nov. 9 by the Tainan City-based National Museum of Taiwan Literature, which granted a total of NT$1.8 million (US$54,791) in prizes to five outstanding writers.
Works by novelists Wu Ming-yi and Gan Yao-ming, poet Wu Cheng, playwright Shen Wan-ting and Hakka short story writer Yeh Kuo-chu came out on top in the awards’ four genres. Read more
A concert will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in August to promote Taiwanese literature and music in the South Asian country.
The Taiwan Literature and Music Night will feature Taiwan-born Malaysian singer Freya Lim and Taiwanese singers Maggie Chiang and Peter Pan, according to the Ministry of Culture, which is organizing the event jointly with the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Malaysia.