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Words and the World

International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong

Gilbert C. F. Fong (Editor), Shelby K. y. Chan (Editor), Lucas Klein (Editor)


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Following the convening of Hong Kong International Poetry Nights 2011, The World of Words is a collection of selected works by some of the most internationally acclaimed poets today. Included are the poems of Tanikawa Shuntar o (Japan), Paul Muldoon (Ireland), Toma Salamun (Slovenia), Arkadii Dragomoshchenko (Russia), C. D. Wright (USA), Mar a Baranda (Mexico), R gis Bonvicino (Brazil), Silke Scheuermann (Germany), Bejan Matur (Turkey), Vivek Narayanan (India) as well as leading Chinese poets such as Xi Chuan, Yu Jian, Yu Xiang, Ling Yu, Chen Ko Hua, Lo Chih Cheng, Tian Yuan, Yao Feng, Wong Leung Wo and Yip Fai. The collection makes a treasured anthology of the finest contemporary poetry in trilingual or bilingual presentation.

Chinese University of Hong Kong Press, 9789629964955, 296pp.

Publication Date: March 6, 2012