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Author: Zhang Er

Zhang Er is the author of three collections of poetry in Chinese, Seen, Unseen, Water Words, and Because of Mountain. She has multiple chapbooks in English translation, such as VERSES ON BIRD, THE AUTUMN OF GU YAO, and CARVED WATER. Other titles include VERSES ON BIRD and SO TRANSLATING RIVERS AND CITIES. She worked as a contributing editor for several Chinese poetry journals, such as First Line, Poetry Currents and Oliver Tre. She teaches at The Evergreen State College in Washington.

CARVED WATER
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CARVED WATER

Tinfish Press

Poetry. Asian American. A gorgeous chapbook of translations made by the renowned poet and founder of the Bowery Poetry Club in New York City, CARVED WATER is the fifth book in English by acclaimed author Zhang Er.

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SIGHT PROGRESS
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SIGHT PROGRESS

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Poetry. Translated from the Chinese by Rachel Levitsky with the author. Zhang Er was born in Beijing, China, and moved to the United States in 1986. Her poetry and essays have appeared in publications in Taiwan, China, and the U.S. She is also the a...

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So Translating Rivers and Cities
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So Translating Rivers and Cities

Zephyr Press

Poetry. Asian Studies. Bilingual Edition. Translated from the Chinese by Bob Holman, Arpine Konyalian Grenier, Timothy Liu, Bill Ransom, Susan M. Schultz, and Leonard Schwarz. Zephyr's second collection of Zhang Er's poetry, this bilingual edition i...

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VERSES ON BIRD
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VERSES ON BIRD

Jensen/Daniels, Publishers

Poetry. Translation. Asian Studies. Major sequence translated from the Chinese by the author with well-known younger writer, Eleni Sikenianos. VERSES ON BIRD, to borrow Pound's phrase, is a coherent splendor: Where can we find enough names to name a...

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VERSES ON BIRD
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VERSES ON BIRD

Zephyr Press

Poetry. Asian American Studies. " . . . a highly developed range that's very complex, subtle, very beautiful"--Leslie Scalapino. Zhang Er grasps for the spiritual through objects of the mundane, quietly detailing the wonder and desperation that cour...

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