Badai is a Puyuman novelist and cultural worker from the Damalagaw tribe in Taiwan. His short stories are mainly about how indigenous people in Taiwan adapt to the contemporary society. He won a Golden Tripod Award with his first novel, Sorceress Diguwan, and has since been awarded many others, including The Literary Award for Aboriginal Authors Writing in Chinese, Taiwan Literary Award and the Wu SAN-Lien Literature Prize. He has published ten novels, a short story collection and two academic books.