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  • Between the Trees and the non-Trees

Between the Trees and the non-Trees

Agi Mishol

Bilingual , 2015/11 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 mm , 72pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-733-8

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This pocket-sized paperback is one of the twenty-two titles published for 2015 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2015 is “Poetry and Conflict”. 21 international poets from 18 different places are invited to participate in recitations, symposia and sharing sessions of the Poetry Nights. A recitation focusing on 10 local Hong Kong poets, “Hong Kong Cantonese Poetry Night” is included. This collection seeks to make accessible the best of contemporary international poetry with outstanding translations.

Agi Mishol is an established Israeli poet and creative writing teacher and has published sixteen volumes of poetry. Some of her poems have translated into many languages, including Look There (in English, by Graywolf Press), Journal du verger (in French, by Caratères), Ropa Tendida (in Spanish, by Poesía Mayor), and Şheherezada (in Romanian, by Institutul Cultural Român). Mishol has received the Prime Minister’s Award, the Yehuda Amichai Prize and many other awards. This year, she was nominated by Tel Aviv University as Doctor Philosophiae Honoris Causa and received the Lerici-Pea prize in Italy. Mishol is currently the director of the “Helicon” school of poetry in Tel Aviv. 

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