Sha Yan Sha Yan is a Chinese Canadian writer and a poet living in Montreal, Canada. He writes both in Chinese and English. Sha Yan has published five titles, Yuan's Place, Imminent Ferns, Chinese Incarnation, China Tower and Qinliu Book. By publishing his books, Sha Yan did show his solely exclusive talent, whatever it means, in Chinese and English poetry, fictions and prose. In such concurrencies, he became an imminent writer and a language poet. Sha Yan trys to express himself as a free spirited man, which shows in his solely exclusive Chinese and English poetry, fictions and prose that made him an established writer and a language poet. Sha Yan is an art and antique collector. Reading, writing and collecting take most of his time, energy and money. He likes Chinese fine and decorative art and antiques.