Osing is a poet who taught in the Creative Writing Programme at Memphis State University and directed the River City Writer Series, which he founded in 1977. His poems and co-translations from the Chinese have appeared in numerous journals and literary magazines including The Southern Review and The New Yorker. His books include Crossing Against the Sun: After Two Years in Central China and Hong Kong, The Water Radical and Apo/Calpyso: Lakeside in Delta Bluffs Woods, a Four Years' Dao in the Blues.;Born in 1949, Leung was one of Hong Kong's best-known cultural icons. A versatile writer, his works ranged from poetry to novels, including《布拉格的明信片》 (Postcards from Prague) (1990), 《半途：梁秉鈞詩選》(Mid-way: Leung Ping Kwan's Poetry Collection) and 《後殖民食物與愛情》(Postcolonial Affairs of Food and the Heart).