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Zheng Xiaoqiong, the migrant poet

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with a series of articles that looks at Chinese poetry, both past…

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Du Fu’s ‘Ballad of an Old Cypress’

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with a series of articles that looks at Chinese poetry, both past…

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The life and death of Chinese poetry’s mystical martyr

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with a series of articles that looks at Chinese poetry,…

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Li Bai’s ‘Gazing at a Waterfall on Mount Lu’

April is National Poetry Month, and we’re celebrating with a series of articles that looks at Chinese poetry,…

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Kuora: Stereotypes of China’s provinces: A poem

April is National Poetry Month, which makes this week’s column — from one of Kaiser’s answers originally posted to…

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Uyghurs don’t need to be saved. Their stories need to be mainstreamed

Poets — and the musicians who perform their lyrics — are at the forefront of…

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‘The night is thick’: Uyghur poets respond to the disappearance of their relatives

The painting “Second Nature” by the contemporary Uyghur artist Nijat Hushur, above, reflects the…

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Hanshan: Investigating the life of Chinese literature’s most mysterious poet

The poet Hanshan 寒山, a name meaning “Cold Mountain,” ranks as one of the most eccentric and mysterious figures…

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Mingbai: Chinese poetry of the cup

Mingbai (明白, meaning “understand”), written by Christian Føhrby and Deng Jie, is a…

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The Legacy of the Black Panther Party in China: Q&A with Tyson Amir

“China is trying to figure out who China is…I think they’ll have their own ideas about superiority…

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Beijing event promotes black visibility, community building in China

Video by Cassidy McDonald (also available on Youku) Poets, activists, authors, and observers packed the Beijing…

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Chinese poet Yu Guangzhong dies at age 90

Poet and writer Yu Guangzhong 余光中 died at the age of 90 on Thursday in Taiwan. He was admitted…

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The great romantic of 20th-century Chinese poetry, Xu Zhimo

This past spring, I traveled to rural Zhejiang Province to participate in a poetry event. At one of the…

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U.S. poet laureate Tracy K. Smith on Chinese poetry, language, and the allure of China

“Because I have this other language, I have a different emphasis, a different cadence that I now…

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The naked poetry of Ren Hang

There was an…

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