"Outstanding Alumni", 5th Issue available (Dec. 2006)
Dr. Shi Yu （Wen Lin）graduated from Fujian Medical University in 1988. After graduation, she practiced as an obstetrician and gynecologist in Fuzhou Union Hospital for one year. She then came to the United States in 1989. She had worked in Dartmouth Medical Center at New Hampshire, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School at Dallas and New York Downtown Hospital for 11 years, where she had done basic and clinical medical research. At the same time, she passed a series of very difficult examinations for foreign medical graduates, the United State Medical License Examinations (USMLE), and became eligible to practice clinical medicine in the States. However, later on, she gave up the promising and high income medical profession and became a professional writer. Since then, she has published more than 10 books including novels, short stories, essays, and poems. She has won many awards for her literacy achievement including (The best poem of America). Her novel (New York Lover) also had won enthusiastic reviews and spent many months on the Chinese novel best-seller list. She is also one of the founders of Wen Xin She (文心社) the largest Chinese novelist organization of the North American, and has been the Chairwoman of that organization for many years.
Currently, she is a professional novelist, essayist, playwright and poet. She serves as chairwomen of Wen Xin She, columnist of QiaoBao, Ming Bao, and Xingdao Daily. She is also a doctorate candidate of world literature, Fujian Normal University.
You can find Shi Yu at http://www.wenxinshe.org/040sp3/user.asp?userid=62
Following are her publications: