my three translation works on Poetry Sky’s 2014 winter issue

poetrySky2014Chinese to English 中诗英译 :(李少君的一块石头)
English to Chinese 英诗中译
George Elliott Clarke’s two poems 
Joe Rosenblatt’s poem

Other translations

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wonderful courses: The Art of Poetry and more… thanks!

Found this wonderful course: The Art of Poetry. Thanks Robert Pinsky and his Favorite Poem Project.   Also love this video.  This holiday season will be a happy learning and reading season!


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Latest news to share

I was invited to be a Live Book for The Living Library Project at University of Toronto Mississauga Campus on Jan 21, so friends, come to borrow “Me”… Read an interview of me last year.

I will read new poems from my upcoming book with other authors from Black Moss Press at Wind Up Bird Cafe in Toronto on Jan 20, 2015.

My haiku won first place at Haiku Contest#4 by Wax Poetry and Art Magazine. My poem “Snow” was in The winter edition of UMBRELLA. My translation will be in Room Magazine (38.1)  My story for a project to celebrate 2015 Canadian Poetry will be published on Brick Books blog on March 12, 2015  for Layton’s birthday, Epoch Poetry Quarterly will publish its Chinese version in spring issue in Taiwan. Yes, a lot are going on…for more, please check my upcoming events.

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Glad to be an International Feature Poet at 2015 Austin International Poetry Festival

poetsAIPFThe Austin International Poetry Festival is happening April 9-12, 2015.  There really is no better time of the year to visit Austin, Texas than in April.  Austin is chockfull of things to do in addition to all the poetry you can handle at AIPF.   Visit the bats on Congress Avenue, one of the too many to count music venues that gives us the name “Live Music Capital of the World”, Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, Barton Springs Pool, the infamous “Dirty 6th Street” the bar after bar after bar district, and don’t forget to try the brisket. Those are just a few, there’s a whole lot more.


The festival includes over twenty unique Austin venues, 30 diverse themed poetry readings, ten plus open mics, ten plus workshops, five music and poetry events, a complete anthology reading, anthology competition, all-night open mic, poet symposium, and much, much more. AIPF has hosted poets from over 40 countries.  Each festival features select poets from the following categories:  International, National, State, and Austin.  Read more….

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“我的口音,我的声音” -中文报道

Thanks Yafang, our Chinese journalist for reporting the Tip Top Toronto Poets show at INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair.

(“我的口音,我的声音” -中文报道

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Glad to read at Tip Top Toronto Poets (INSPIRE! Toronto International Book Fair)

tiptopPoets20On Nov 15, I was glad to read at Tip Top Toronto Poets curated by Dr. George Elliott Clarke Toronto Poet Laureate featuring Niki Koulouris & me. Thanks George  and INSPIRE Toronto International Book Fair. Thanks Yafang Shi for reporting in Chinese media.  Here are photos by ShiYing and a clip of my reading by Anne.

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