Before a Blue Sky Moon deals with themes of childhood, displacement, loss and redemption both spiritual and secular, the meaning of personal love, and at the same time gives us stunning and magical insights into a Chinese Canadian family.
Weyman Chan, who lives and works in Calgary, is married with two daughters. His poems and short stories have been published in many journals and anthologies. His poetry also appears in Many Mouthed Birds: Contemporary Writing by Chinese Canadians. Before a Blue Sky Moon is his first book. Weyman Chan was Winner of the National Magazine Awards Silver Medal for Poetry, in 2003. Weyman Chan is featured on Ryerson University’s Asian Heritage in Canada site. Awards/Award Nominations Winner of the National Magazine Awards Silver Medal for Poetry