Poetry. Asian & Asian American Studies. Translated by Yin Ziaoyuan. Edited by Joan Digby. This bilingual (English-Chinese) poetry edition is a co-publication by the New Feral Press and Cross-Cultural Communications. The poems are based on the author's experiences while being invited to read his poetry in China.
Bill Wolak is a poet whose work has appeared in many literary magazines. He has published several collections of poetry, including BECOME A RIVER, Pale As An Explosion, ARCHEOLOGY OF LIGHT, LOVE EMERGENCIES (with Mahmood Karimi Hakak), and Warming the Mirror. His most recent translation, YOUR LOVER'S BELOVED: FIFTY-ONE GHAZALS OF HAFEZ, with Mahmood Karimi-Hakak was published by Cross-Cultural Communications in 2009. Mr. Wolak has been awarded several National Endowment for the Humanities scholarships and two Fulbright-Hays scholarships to study and travel in India. Mr. Wolak has traveled throughout Asia including trips to Tibet, Nepal, Thailand, Japan, and China. In 2007, he was selected to participate in a Friendship Delegation to Iran sponsored by the Fellowship Of Reconciliation, the nation's largest and oldest interfaith peace and justice organization. He teaches Creative Writing at William Paterson University. Mr. Wolak's critical work, which specializes in writing about international as well as American writers, has appeared in Notre Dame Review, Southern Humanities Review, Paterson Literary Review, and Persian Heritage Magazine.
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