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Xue Di

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).


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