Introducing Yuan Liang, author of Softening: Poems

“During the production phase of my book, Leona was so helpful with kindness, patience, and understanding, and always responded to my requests promptly. ”

Yuan Liang was born in Chongqing, China. He graduated from Fudan University and holds graduate degrees from two American universities. He is the author of seven books of poetry, including Beneath the Wall of April; Homesick of Time; The Primitive Corner; The Silent Color; Arriving Season; Sun Wheel; White Poppy on a Winter Night. He now resides in Southern California.

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“He is talented at catching overtones, realms beyond the phenomenon, and spiritual moment of epiphany.” – Hsia Ching, poet, retired professor “Yuan Liang is good at using dense imagery to ‘sermon’ his logic, beauty and grace, giving his reader space to think deeply.” – Yuan Yao, poet and author, editor-in-chief of Ivy Poetry

Introducing Lin L. Wu, author of Contemporary View of Confucianism (in Chinese)

“I published a book in Chinese which is not the common practice for Outskirt Press. However, I received a great deal of help from my Author Representative with a lot of patience and that made it possible for me to publish a book in Chinese in the United States.”

I, Dr. Lin L. Wu am a retired Professor at the University of California, Davis campus. I am a biologist and had been conducting research on ecology and environmental sciences for the last 30 years. After my retirement, in 2006, I devote my interest to the study of Chinese history and re-examine the values of Chinese culture and explore its value and contributions to peace and civilization of the world.

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In this book, I re-examined the Confucianism with a vision of modern science and on the basis of 21st century world civilization and making discussions on: What are the universal values of Confucianism and what contribution these discussions can offer for the current movements of “Revival of Confucianism” in China and other Asian countries as well as what roles it might play for the peace and civilization of the world.