Born in Hong Kong in 1935, Sham published his first book at the age of twenty. He has founded a number of literary magazines since 1950s. His publications include the award-winning poetry collection《詩大調》[Poetry Major] and the English novel Killing the Angel.;Born in 1958, Chan graduated from The Chinese University of Hong Kong with a degree in Chinese and studied at the London Film School. He was the President of Hong Kong Young Author Association, and worked as a writer, playwright and director. His publications include the award-winning collections《佛釘十架》 [Buddha on the Cross] and 《滴水觀音》[Alocasia].