Darryl Sterk has translated numerous short stories by Taiwanese writers for The Taipei Chinese Pen, Asymptote and Pathlight. His novel translation include  The Man With the Compound Eyes and The Stolen Bicycle by Wu Ming-Yi, The Bear Whispers to Me (A Bear and a Boy) by Chang Ying-Tai, The Tree Fort on Carnation Lane by Horace Ho, and Wedding in Autumn and Other Stories by Shih Chiung-Yu. He is a Professor of Translation at Lingnan University, Hong Kong. As a scholar he works on the representation of Taiwan’s indigenous peoples in film and fiction. He speaks Tgdaya Seediq (an indigenous language in Taiwan) with a certificate of intermediate level.

His translation of The Stolen Bicycle long-listed the 2018 Man Booker International Prize.