Chang Ying-Tai (張瀛太) is an award-winning Taiwanese novelist and short story writer.  She is Distinguished Professor at the National Taiwan University of Science and Technology, Taipei.  Over the past two decades, she has been the recipient of numerous major awards, including the China Times Prize for Fiction and Prose; the United Daily Press Prize for Fiction; the Central Daily News Prize for Fiction; and the Award for Literary Writing from the Taiwanese Ministry of Education.  She has also been a finalist for the Two-Million-Yuan Award for Fiction, one of the largest monetary prizes in Asian literature. Her works include four novels and three short-story collections.  Two of her novels have been translated into English and published in the UK in 2015 and 2017 respectively.  A new novel, The Zither Player of Angkor, is forthcoming in late 2018.