Jianwen Liu, pen named Mo Xiaoyu, is a poet who writes in Chinese and English. Having worked at the World Bank, Jianwen is an agricultural economist, a Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow to Cornell University (2000/2001), and has published two poetry collections, "Across the Shining Ocean" and "Smoke between Water and Fire". She is also the co-editor of "New Century Chinese Poetry Anthonogy". Her poems have been included in various poetry anthologies and yearbooks in China. She has won poetry awards such as "Ten Years Achievement Award for Chinese Poetry" by the 6th Chinese Poetry Spring Festival Gala Awards in 2020 and "Culture Warren Poetry Award", etc. Jianwen is from China and lives in Central Coast of California.