Land and People

劉克襄 Liu Ka-shiang

作家, 自然觀察家
Author, Nature Observer


Liu Ka-shiang , a poet and writer of the natural environment. He once served in the capacity of the Executive Deputy Director for the China Times Renjian literary supplement. Ecology and environmentalism have been a consistent theme since the beginning of his career. The scope of his works ranges from the narrative of geographical history to the studies of insects and plants.

In recent publications, Mr. Liu focuses on ecotourism and writes about old tracks, wild herbs, vegetables, and fruits, as well as the history behind them. Having published more than forty works—from poetry, prose, novels, to travel guides, Mr. Liu is a writer who defies classification and categorization. He is a recipient of numerous awards, including China Times New Poetry Award, Taiwan Poetry Award, Wu Sanlian Award, Taiwan Conservation Award, and Wu Luqin Award.