Yang Lian

Thursday 15 February @ 7PM. Cork Arts Theatre.


photo credit: vint veliki

Yang Lian grew up in Beijing where his work was banned in 1989 for his reaction against the Cultural Revolution. Bloodaxe have published four collections of his poetry in translation. Other publications include a long poem Yi (Green Integer) and a selected works (Shearsman, 2008). He was co-editor of Jade Ladder: Contemporary Chinese Poetry (Bloodaxe Books, 2012), and was awarded the International Nonino Prize in that year. Both Where the Sea Stands Still and Narrative Poem are Poetry Book Society Recommended Translations.






Yang Lian's Website

Author Page on Bloodaxe Books

Read poems by Yang Lian on Poetry International





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Cork International Poetry Festival

13 - 17 February 2018

Cork International Poetry Festival



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