Xiaowen Zeng is a Chinese author living in Toronto, Canada. She was born in Heilongjiang, China, and received a Master degree in Literature from Nankai University, and a Master of Science from Syracuse University. She lived in the USA for 9 years, and immigrated to Canada in 2003. She currently works as an information systems manager. She is the president of Chinese Pen Society of Canada, and a weekly columnist in the newspaper Sing Tao Daily. She has published a few hundred short stories, pieces of prose, poems, and essays. Her works have been included in a number of literature collections.