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Translated by Jeffrey Yang
Jeffrey Yang is the author of An Aquarium (2008) and Vanishing-Line (2011) and the translator of Liu Xiaobo’s June Fourth Elegies (2012), all published by Graywolf Press. He is also the editor of the anthologies Birds, Beasts, and Seas: Nature Poems (2011) and Time of Grief: Mourning Poems (2013). He works as an editor for New Directions.More about the translator →