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Following the convening of Hong Kong International Poetry Nights 2013, The World of Words is a collection of selected works by some of the most internationally acclaimed poets today. The poem of Orca by Jeffrey Yang (USA) is finest contemporary poetry in trilingual or bilingual presentation.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 48 pages
  • 110 x 171 x 7.62mm | 45.36g
  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • English
  • 9629966239
  • 9789629966232

About Jeffrey Yang

Jeffrey Yang was born in 1974 in Escondido, California. He is the author of the poetry books Vanishing-Line (2011) and An Aquarium (2008, winner of the PEN/Joyce Osterweil Award), both published by Graywolf Press. For the past thirteen years Yang has worked as an editor at New Directions, and has edited two anthologies for the publishing house-Time of Grief: Mourning Poems and Birds, Beasts, and Seas: Nature Poems from New Directions. He is the translator of Liu Xiaobo's June Fourth Elegies, Su Shi's East Slope, and the collection of Tang and Song poems, the Qian Jia Shi, titled Rhythm 226. With the translator Natasha Wimmer, he edited the annual anthology of world literature, Two Lines: Some Kind of Beautiful Signal. Yang also works as an editor for New York Review Books, where he helped start their new NYRB/ Poets series
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