Category Archives: English Poetry

Anna Yin’s Poems written in Chinese or Anna Yin’s translation works from Chinese into English

2017 West Chester University Poetry Conference

              I had a great time at both 2016 and 2017 West Chester University Poetry Conference. It gave me a great opportunity to meet many fine poets. I was happy to translate some works by them … Continue reading

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Thank you teachers for bringing Poets in Schools!

Another great time at Dolphin Public School (Mississauga), Agincourt Collegiate Institute (Toronto) and Francis Libermann School (Toronto) for Poetry Alive workshops.  Thank our wonderful teachers and librarians for bringing poets to schools. The above is a 2-minute video introduction to my Poetry Alive … Continue reading

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David Mason and Cally Conan-Davies’s Poems, translated by Anna Yin

David Mason, American poet, former Poet Laureate of Colorado. He teaches at Colorado College. His poetry, prose and translations have appeared in such periodicals as The New Yorker, Harper’s, The Nation, The New Republic, The New York Times, The Wall Street … Continue reading

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More poetry Alive workshops for Poets In Schools program

  I conduct Poetry Alive workshops not only to teach poetry, but also to discover life lessons. On Feb 2, at Agincourt Collegiate, students and I engaged in the exercises: “Who am I?” and “The Trouble with…”. I want to … Continue reading

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Works by Seven Poets Laureate with translations in Chinese

A special issue of Works by Seven Poets Laureate (Sir Andrew Motion, Dana Gioia, George Elliott Clarke, Alice Major, John B. Lee, Marty Gervais and Anna Yin) with translations in Chinese (七位北美桂冠诗人作品欣赏) spreads among Chinese communities globally on WeChat platform.  Other news: … Continue reading

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Why Poetry? Answers found in “Measures of Astonishment”

(A refreshing and eclectic mix of both deeply personal and formal essays that offer a glimpse into the minds of some of Canada’s most influential poets: Margaret Atwood, George Elliot Clarke, Anne Carson, Anne Simpson, Tim Lilburn, Marilyn Bowering, A.F. Moritz, Mark … Continue reading

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