An Exhibit to commemorate influential female writer

An Exhibit to commemorate influential female writerAn exhibition organized by the Crown Culture Corp. will feature collections of late writer Chen Ping, better known for her pet name Sanmao, opened in commemoration of the most influential female writers. In addition to the display of the new complication Sanmao work the exhibit with include pictures, paintings, and personal collections of the writer.

Born in 1943 in Chongqing, Sanmao moved to Taiwan with her family. From there she captivated the hearts of thousands of  readers in Taiwan, Hong Kong and Mainland China. She died in the hospital in Taipei at the age of 48. Sanmao’s younger brother told people that Sanmao loved to tell stories when she returned from her trips overseas. Sanmao never bought expensive gifts as presents, but instead brings back pebbles or items for her siblings as tokens from her trip.

One picture on display in the exhibit is Sanmao’s favorite picture of her holding a newborn lamb in Nepal. Chen Sanmao’s younger brother hopes the new edition of his sister’s work will help younger readers to learn more about Sanmao.

The exhibit is located in the Crown Culture Center in Taipei and will be held until January 30 before its transfer to the National Museum of Taiwan Literature. Lectures about the exhibit is also offered in the Taipei Public Library on January 8, 15, and 22.

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