Author: Wang Jiaxin

Wang Jiaxin was born in Hubei Province, China in 1957. Jiaxin was "sent down" after high school to labor in the countryside during the Cultural Revolution. Later he studied literature at Wuhan University, becoming a teacher and Beijing literary editor. Eminent among contemporary Chinese poets and essayists, his work has received numerous awards, and been translated into both European and Asian languages. Former Luce Poet-in-Residence at Colgate University, and 2013 resident in the University of Iowa International Writing Program, he is the author of many poetry and essay collections, as well as a prolific anthologist. A distinguished translator of Yeats, Tsvetaeva, Mandelstam, and particularly Paul Celan, he is currently Professor of Literature at Beijing's Renmin University. DARKENING MIRROR is his first full-length volume of poetry in English.

Darkening Mirror
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Darkening Mirror

Tebot Bach

Poetry. The New World Translation Series Number 4. Translated by Diana Shi and George O'Connell. "Wang Jiaxin's DARKENING MIRROR, edited and translated by Diana Shi and George O'Connell, belongs to this moment, and reading it, one is aware again tha...

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