Did You Know That … ?
- Hwang Chung-ming (黃春明) jokes that when he was young, he didn't read for pleasure, but rather for escape, because his mother died when he was eight.
- He is a stout believer in the idea that everything marches to its own beat and that there's no need to always push for greater speed.
- From being a "problem student” to an award-winning novelist and playwright, Huang believes that what is read at a young age builds character and will be stored as a source of creativity over a lifetime.
Read more about the writer here or scroll down for a sample of his works.