Dr. Nicholas L. Chan is an associate professor in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK). He successively got the degrees of BBA (1998), M. Phil (Chi. Lit., 2000), and Ph. D. (Chi. Lit., 2003) in CUHK and once worked in Taiwan. His research interests include classical Chinese prose and poetry, mythology, and bibliology. Besides, he is a poet, a columnist in local media, and an author of more than 10 books.