Poems of Yi Sha, Shu Cai & Yang Xie
This third volume in Vagabond’s Asian Pacific Writing Series brings together a selection of poetry from three key contemporary Chinese poets Yi Sha, Shu Cai & Yang Xie translated from Chinese and introduced by Ouyang Yu, with cover art by Xifa Yang.
Yang Xie, born in 1972 in Zhejiang, China, is an award-winning poet whose poems have been published in China, Australia and America in the Age, Kenyon Review and Indiana Review a few years ago.
Ouyang Yu, now based in Melbourne, came to Australia in early 1991 and, by 2013, has published 71 books of poetry, fiction, non-fiction, literary translation and literary criticism in the English and Chinese languages. He also edits Australia’s only Chinese literary journal, Otherland (since 1995). His noted books include his award-winning novels, The Eastern Slope Chronicle (2002) and The English Class (2010), his collections of poetry, Songs of the Last Chinese Poet (1997) and New and Selected Poems (Salt Publishing, 2004), his translations in Chinese, The Female Eunuch (1991), The Ancestor Game (1996) and The Man Who Loved Children (1998), and his book of literary criticism, Chinese in Australian Fiction: 1888-1988 (Cambria Press, 2008).