ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
Brought together by their writing: migrant workers at a literary award in Taiwan
Arts

Migrant workers in Taiwan put pen to paper

Newcomers bring fresh perspectives to island's vibrant literary culture

NOBUYUKI GOHARA, Nikkei staff writer | Taiwan

TAIPEI -- By the standards of global literary history, Taiwanese literature is a fairly new phenomenon, dating back to the aftermath of the 1949 Chinese Communist revolution when the island was separated from the mainland.

But it has developed rapidly into force that increasingly draws its energy not only from Taiwanese writers, but also from authors beyond Taiwan's shores.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more