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Arthur Sze

Arthur Sze, one of America’s leading poets, is the author of nine books of poetry and translation, most recently The Ginkgo Light. He is professor emeritus of creative writing at the Institute of American Indian Arts and was Poet Laureate of Santa Fe, New Mexico. He is also a celebrated translator and editor of The Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese. His poems have appeared in the American Poetry Review, the Boston Review, the Paris Review, and the New Yorker. He is the recipient of a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award, a Guggenheim fellowship, an American Book Award, and a Lannan Literary Award for Poetry. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Chinese Writers on Writing

With more than half the works appearing in English for the first time, Chinese Writers on Writing features authors such as Mo Yan, whose book Red Sorghum was made into an award-winning movie by the same name, Lu Xun, known as the Chinese George Orwell, and Gao Xingjian, the recipient of the 2000 Nobel Prize for Literature. This is the first collection to bring together material by writers...

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