Xi Chuan at the MLA–Today!

from the MLA’s listing:

347. A Creative Conversation with the Chinese Poet Xi Chuan

Friday, 6 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Grand B, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Office of the Executive Director

Presiding: Christopher M. Lupke, Washington State Univ., Pullman

Speaker: Xi Chuan, Central Acad. of Fine Arts, Beijing

Session Description:

This session highlights the work of the renowned contemporary Chinese poet Xi Chuan and consists of a conversation between him and Christopher Lupke as well as questions and comments from the audience. Xi Chuan will read some of his poems. The session will be conducted in English.

As I mentioned earlier, I’ll be accompanying Xi Chuan’s reading with my English translations, and copies of the pocket volume A Song of the Corner 牆角之歌 from the International Poetry Nights will also be available. The event is open to the public.