+ Chinese Poets to Read in Six Cities

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A reading tour of young Chinese poets celebrates “Push Open the Window: Contemporary Poetry from China” (Copper Canyon Press. The book is a bilingual anthology that features over one hundred poems by some of China’s finest poets born after 1945.

The poets are Xi Chuan, Zhou Zan, Li-Young Lee, Maurice Kilwein Guevara, Marilyn Chin.   Forrest Gander and Michael Wiegers will host at two events.  Not all poets will be at every venue.

  • September 29, Seattle WA.  Seattle Asian Art Museum,   7:00 p.m.
  • October 1, Port Townsend WA.  Wheeler Theater, Fort Worden, 7:00 p.m.
  • October 4, Chicago IL.  Poetry Foundation, 7:00. Reading with Li-Young Lee and Maurice Kilwein Guevara.
  • October 6, Iowa City IA.  Prairie Lights, 15 Dubuque St. 7:00 p.m.
  • October 10, New York NY.  Unterberg Poetry Center, 92nd St Y.  8:15 p.m. Reading with Marilyn Chin and Li-Young Lee; hosted by Forrest Gander.
  • October 12, Washington DC.  Library of Congress, 8:15 p.m.  Reading followed by discussion with Michael Wiegers.

Xi Chuan has published five collections of poetry and serves as editor of Dangdai Gouji Shitan (Contemporary Poetry International).

Zhou Zan edits Wings, a journal of contemporary Chinese poetry written by women.

Visit http://www.coppercanyonpress.org. The preeminent non-profit independent publisher of poetry in the US, Copper Canyon Press connects the works of emerging, established, and world-renowned poets with diverse and expanding audiences.

tutoring in Columbus OH:  Adrienne Edwards  614-579-6021  or email aedwardstutor@columbus.rr.com

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