Contributors

An introduction to our talented writers, photographers, and artists.

Michael Schram

Michael Schram

Editor-In-Chief

Michael is an explorer and wears many hats. A refined roughneck.

Wade Kaardal

Wade Kaardal

English Teacher and Humanist Activist

Wade is an English Teacher in Taichung and the Chairperson of the Asian Working Group of the international humanist organization, IHEYO

Guanxi

Guanxi

Writer/Artist/Videographer

Contributed by one of our many talented writers, artists, photographers, and videographers

Edmund Liu

Edmund Liu

Project Manager

Founder of TC English Corner. We're dedicated to making English more practical and interesting for Taiwanese in daily life. The project includes events, forums, speeches and...

Paul Adams

Paul Adams

Teacher/Writer

Melissa Holmes

Melissa Holmes

The Travelling Tattoo Artist

Travelling all over the world by plane, train, bus or bicycle to tattoo people from all walks of life…

XAVIER BERLIOUX

XAVIER BERLIOUX

Product Designer & Photographer

Jeff Angelovich

Jeff Angelovich

Teacher

Long time expat with an interest in education, philosophy, game design and space travel.

Duncan Robinson

Duncan Robinson

Teacher

Agya K. Aning

Agya K. Aning

Freelance Journalist

Courtney Donovan Smith

Courtney Donovan Smith

Chairman at Amcham Taichung/Co-Publisher at Compass magazine

Corey Martin

Corey Martin

Photographer

Portraits of Taiwan is a growing collection of images that captures and showcases the unique beauty and vibrancy of Taiwan.

Muakai Paqaliyus

Muakai Paqaliyus

Artist

Muakia is an artist in Taichung, Taiwan, from the Paiwan tribe

Kelly Cheng

Kelly Cheng

Translator

Life experiencer

Kara Grace Linkonis

Kara Grace Linkonis

Artist

I love comic books, leather clad ladies, and all things mysterious.

Dee Eleanor Wittstock

Dee Eleanor Wittstock

Artist

Basil Hall Photography

Basil Hall Photography

Photographer

Johan Vosloo Photography

Johan Vosloo Photography

Photographer

The world as my lens sees it

DaTron D. King

DaTron D. King

Teacher

An expat living abroad with a passion for reading, writing, sport and music

Jon Renzella 雷強

Jon Renzella 雷強

ARTIST

Jon Renzella is a woodcut, tattoo and comic book artist based in Taichung, Taiwan since 2008.

Michelle Su-Ann Joseph

Michelle Su-Ann Joseph

PHOTOGRAPHER

I started photography as a hobby from my first point and shoot camera. I have been shooting professionally over the past 5 years.

Matthew D. Flint

Matthew D. Flint

Graphic Designer

Irina 伊麗愛

Irina 伊麗愛

Educator

Irina is a multidisciplinary educator, climate data analyst & dancer. She’s also a member of several international projects.

Jeffrey Warner

Jeffrey Warner

Civic Journalist and Documentarian

I am a civic journalist — writer, documentary photographer, and filmmaker. I believe that mass media is one of the most powerful human-made forces on Planet Earth. It...

Michael Vincent Manalo

Michael Vincent Manalo

Visual Artist / Musician

Born in 1986 in the Philippines, skilled at creating digital works, music and photography combined, and creates site-specific installations.

Jenna Cody

Jenna Cody

Writer/Teacher

Jenna is a freelance teacher, writer, editor, Taiwan-watcher and postgraduate student in Taipei, Taiwan, where she has lived since 2006.

Wesley Oosthuizen

Wesley Oosthuizen

Macro Photographer

I embrace art & music, have an undying love for the ocean & will forever be a dive-aholic. Nature inspires everything I do, impacts my perception & soothes my soul. Welcome.

Espen Filseaunet

Espen Filseaunet

Social Anthropologist

A Norwegian Social Anthropologist, Espen is trained to study cultural differences. As a Bahá’í he feels there is more that unites than divides us- as reflected in his...

Nicole Cooper

Nicole Cooper

English Teacher & Freelance Writer

Nicole is an English teacher and writer in Taichung with an interest in travel and sports/fitness.

Faye Ku

Faye Ku

Freedom Fighter

I was born to fight for myself and my children. I grew strong and fearless through adversity. I stood alone against three countries. I survived to tell the tale.

James Baron

James Baron

Freelance writer

Taipei-based writer published in The Diplomat, Global Asia and South China Morning Post among other outlets.

Jonathan Wadsworth

Jonathan Wadsworth

Writer/Photographer

Writer, teacher and adventure-loving Englishman living on the islands of Penghu, Taiwan.

Andy Fisher

Andy Fisher

Tattoo Artist

A Canadian/Italian tattoo artist best known for her bold, whimsical & romantic tats. Her flash book looks like a photo album from outer space. Body art that is 100% unique.

Avi

Avi

Writer

David Johnson

David Johnson

Company Director

Business owner, session drummer, photographer, explorer, aviator, avid storm chaser, and anonymous contributor to some publications