Tag Archives: Zhai Yongming

The Third Shore (in three parts): 1

(To celebrate the publication of The Third Shore – and indeed to publicise this celebration of the act of translation – I’ll post my intro here in three parts over the next few days. This is an anthology of mutual … Continue reading

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Sparrow-mumbling in China

As many of you will already know, April is now over, and with it, the solemn blend of duty and monosyllables that is NaPoWriMo. Why, then, am I still labouring toward a closure few will care enough about to read? … Continue reading

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unique mother tongue

(The following is a piece I’ve written for Unique Mother Tongue, a project for poets organised by the wonderful Chinese poet Yang Lian. It may or may not appear in this form on the UMT website (see ‘links’) but here it is … Continue reading

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