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Yang Zi
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Biography
Yang Zi (1963– ) s the author of a dozen books including the poetry collection Border Fast Train (1994), Gray Eyes (2000), and Rouge (2007). After earning a BA in Chinese literature, he lived in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region for nine years and cofounded the literary journal Big Bird. In 1990, he was appointed Vice Alderman of Tahaqi Village. Since 1993 he has lived in the southern coastal city Guangzhou and is now the vice chief editor of the Nan Fang People Weekly. Also known as a dedicated poetry translator, he has introduced the works of Mandelstam, Paul Celan, Fernando Pessoa, Gary Snyder, Charles Simic and a number of other Western poets to Chinese readers.

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Vol. 69
Being Bodies
Fall 2017
Edited by Bradford Morrow

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An Excerpt from My Red Heaven
February 20, 2018
The iridescent blue butterfly flits free of the airship and is catapulted high into the silver light by a rogue gust of wind.
From Suspension
February 13, 2018
call me   some never mind     precisely     little interest
off circulation     growing about the mouth         damp I
January 30, 2018
From that distance its rifts and fusions across a theater of inexplicable ages sown in
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The Bard Fiction Prize winner and National Book Award finalist Karan Mahajan reads from his work.
Monday, February 26, 2018
2:30 pm
Campus Center, Weis Cinema