Luminous Memories: Bei Dao in Conversation with Eliot Weinberger, at Columbia, introduced by Lydia Liu 刘禾
Red Pine (Bill Porter) speaks with Rain Taxi editor Eric Lorberer and author James Lenfestey about poetry, translation, and how he got his name.
Still Tomorrow 摇摇晃晃的人间
a documentary about the life and work of Yu Xiuhua 余秀华
directed by Fan Jian 范俭
In honor of Burton Watson’s passing, I am collecting statements and memories from friends and fans, to be posted as they come in. In line with such remembrances, I am posting the documentary Cold Mountain: Han Shan, directed by Deb Wallwork and Mike Hazard, a film portrait of the Tang Dynasty poet Han Shan 寒山, a/k/a Cold Mountain, recorded on location in China, the US, and Japan, with interviews with Burton Watson, Red Pine, and Gary Snyder.
Contact me if you would like to add your own remembrance.
Renditions Distinguished Public Lecture on Literary Translation by Brian Holton: “Translator / Ghostwriter / Ghost Composer”
Nick Admussen on former Manchurian royalty copying Du Fu 杜甫, socialist-era prose poetry, Conceptual poetry and the Mongrel Coalition controversy, and Xi Chuan: