Chen Liang Podstavek was born and raised in Peking. She holds a bachelor's degree in Slovak Language and Diplomacy from the Peking University. She then continued to study for her Masters degree at the Faculty of Arts of the Comenius University where she also completed her PhD.
Aside from having translated numerous children's books into Chinese, she has also translated Taiwanese children's books into Slovak: Babička Joyce (2019 - LÚČ), Ambulancia hračiek sa otvára! (2019 – Perfekt), Magická metla na prenájom (2020 - Perfekt), Jazda do školy na dinosaurovi (2020 - Perfekt), Ja a môj bicykel (2020 - DAXE), Kto dostal prvú cenu? (2020 - DAXE), Monika a babičkin les (2020 – Q111), Ryba na strome (2020 - Perfekt), Vypľúvaj semienko (2020 - Perfekt).