Shu-ching Wu is currently a Ph.D. Candidate in English at the University of Colorado at Boulder. She writes in both Chinese and English. She is a prize-winning poet and has published a Chinese poetry collection, Today Sits in Dust, in Taiwan in 2003. "Metonymic Space: A Different Figurative Possibility in Sylvia Plath’s Poetry" is her first essay publication on Sylvia Plath.