Press Release .....
Chinese poet, Xue Di, to feature at Austin International Poetry Festival
April 13th reading hosted by Ric Williams of the Austin Chronicle
Media Contact: Susan Stockton
Who: Poets Xue Di and Ric Williams
What:Hosted by Ric Williams, also a featured poet at this years festival, this event will feature Xue Di and many other featured AIPF poets.
Xue Di is a native of Beijing. After taking part in the 1989 demonstrations in Tian'anmen Square, he left China and, since 1990, has been a fellow in Brown University's Freedom to Write program. He has published two books of poems in Chinese, contributed to many magazines, and is also known as anthologist and critic. His books, in English translation, are Flames (paradigm press, 1995; translated by Wang Ping, Iona Crook, & Keith Waldrop), Heart Into Soil (Burning Deck / Lost Roads, 1998; translated by Keith Waldrop with Wang Ping, Iona Crook, Janet Tan, & Hil Anderson), & Circumstances (Duration, 2000; translated by Keith Waldrop with Hil Anderson & Xue Di).
Other featured poets at this event include Solana DeLamant, Ron L. Wallace, Michelle P. Pina, Tracy Townsend, Jo Reyes-Boitel, Jazz Jaesche, and Rosemarie Horvath Iwasa.
When: Friday April 13, 2 to 4pm
Where: Garden District Coffeehouse, 2810 S. Congress Ave.
For information on Ric's book, the secret book of god, visit our press page here.
For information on the other featured poets, or on other AIPF events, go to the AIPF website.
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