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  • On the Cold Mountain

On the Cold Mountain


Hwang Yu Won

Bilingual , 2019/10 International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong The Chinese University of Hong Kong Press

Tags: Literature, Poetry, Translation, Bilingual, International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

170 x 110 x 8 mm , 100pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-988-237-151-4

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the thirty titles published for 2019 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2019 is “Speech and Silence”. From 19–24 November 2019, 30 invited poets from various countries will be in Hong Kong to read their works based on the theme “Speech and Silence.” Included in the anthology and box set, these unique works are presented with Chinese and English translations in bilingual or trilingual formats.

Poets include Ana Luísa Amaral (Portugal), Maxim Amelin (Russia), Renato Sandoval Bacigalupo (Peru) , Jen Bervin (USA), Ana Blandiana (Romania), Tamim Al-Barghouti (Palestine), Abbas Beydoun (Lebanon), Miłosz Biedrzycki (Poland), Derek Chung (Hong Kong), Louise Dupré (Canada), Forrest Gander (USA), Hwang Yu Won (South Korea), Maozi (PRC), Mathura (Estonia), Sergio Raimondi (Argentina), Ana Ristović (Serbia), K. Satchidanandan (India), Martin Solotruk (Slovakia), Aleš Šteger (Slovenia), Maria Stepanova (Russia), Tóth Krisztina (Hungary), Ijeoma Umebinyuo (Nigeria), Anastassis Vistonitis (Greece), Jan Wagner (Germany), Ernest Wichner (Germany), Yang Chia-Hsien (Taiwan), Yasuhiro Yotsumoto (Japan), Yu Youyou (PRC), Zheng Xiaoqiong (PRC), and Zhou Yunpeng (PRC).

Hwang Yu Won (South Korea) is a poet and translator. He made his debut as a poet, winning the Munhakdongne New Artist award in 2013. His book of poetry Everything in the World, Maximized (2015) won the Kim Soo-young Prize which is considered one of the most important poetry awards in South Korea. In 2019, Hwang published his latest collection You Should See Me in a Crown (2019). Among his works of translations are Bob Dylan’s The Lyrics: 1961–2012, Herman Melville’s Moby Dick, as well as the works of Max Porter, David Szalay, John Gardner, Kahlil Gibran, and Walt Whitman. Hwang is now completing his Ph.D. in Philosophy at Dongguk.

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