blackbirdan online journal of literature and the artsSpring 2012 v11n1
Yang Jian
translations from the Chinese by Ye Chun and Paul B. Roth

Yang Jian is a practicing Buddhist and scholar of Chinese traditional culture. He is the laureate of the Yiu Li’an Poetry Award (1995), the Rougang Poetry Award (2000), the Yulong Poetry Award (2006), and the prestigious Chinese Media Literature Award (2008). His books of poetry include Dusk (Hebei Education Press, 2003), Ancient Bridge (Shanghai Culture Press, 2007), and Remorse (Taiwan Tangshan Press, 2009).  end

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