Yin Lichuan is a Chinese poet, writer and director, graduated in the department of West Language from Peking University, majoring in French Language and Literature. She also as a major in Documentary Directing by ESEC. Yin has published many books in Mainland China, such as short stories collection Be Little More Comfortable, the novel Humble Humans, essay collection 37°8 and poetry collection Causality. She also published in Taiwan Thirteen Mahjong Cards That Are All Difference, a short stories collection, and the essay collection Be Little More Shameless. Who Taught Me the Truth of Life, a short stories collection, was published in France. In 2006, she wrote and directed Chinese Father (the Best First Movie Prize for Beijing Student Film Festival, the International Film Critics’ Prize for Mannheim-Heidelberg International Film Festival, the Best Film Prize for International Film Festival of Uruguay, the Entrants of Moscow International Film Festival), and Knitting (selected for the Director’s Fortnight at Cannes International Film Festival, the Munich International Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival). She wrote Under the Hawthorn Tree.