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  • Song of Exploring the Waterways

Song of Exploring the Waterways

Song Lin

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 , 48pp ISBN / ISSN : 978-962-996-741-3

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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.

Song Lin graduated from East China Normal University and moved to France to pursue graduate work in Far Eastern Studies at Université Paris Diderot. His poetry collections include City Dwellers (1987), Vestibule (2000), Fragments and Farewell Songs (2006), and Oral Message (2015). He is an editor for the journals Today and Reading Poetry, and serves on the editorial board of Contemporary International Poetry. He is a recipient of the Rotterdam International Poetry Award, the Shanghai Literature Award, and the Dong Dangzi Poetry Award.

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