Poets Zheng Danyi and Martin Alexander talk about “New Generation Poetry” and read Danyi’s poem “Dedication”, written in 1990.
Listen to this particular edition of “The Strand” here (start from 20:00).
Martin is a regular Cha contributor and Shirley’s poem “Letter to a Prominent Korean Man And to You” is published in the current issue of the journal.
UPDATE: A longer love poem by Liu Xiaobo will be included in the next issue of the Asia Literary Review, with an essay by Danyi and Martin on New Generation poetry and what’s been happening with poetry in China since the death of Mao.
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