Ye Lijun is an award-winning contemporary Chinese poet and author of My Mountain Country (2019), translated by Fiona Sze-Lorrain. Ye has received several literary honors in China, including the 2007 Poetry Tour Award. Born in 1972 in Lishui, Zhejiang Province to an impoverished rural family, Ye Lijun is a graduate of the Zhejiang Educational Institute for Professional Art Pedagogy and China Academy of Art. She has worked as a junior high art teacher and arts administrator for intangible cultural heritage. Currently, she resides in her native city Lishui and serves as an editor at Lishui Literature.
Second Acts: A Second Look at Second Books of Poetry: Francesc Parcerisas and Ye Lijun
Lisa Russ Spaar takes a look at translated books by poets Francesc Parcerisas and Ye Lijun....