Jiao Tong (Chiao T'ung) is the pen name of Ye Zhenfu, who was born in Gaoxiong in southern Taiwan. He received a B.A. in drama and an M.A. in art from Chinese Culture University, and is pursuing a Ph.D. in comparative literature at Fu Jen Catholic University. He is currently associate editor of the literary supplement of China Times and an associate professor of Chinese literature at National Central University.
Jiao Tong started writing poetry in 1980 and has won a national prize. Best known for vivid portraits of human characters, he has published four books of poems to date. He also writes literary criticism, reportage, children's stories, and plays.