The Editor-and-Translator Team of "21st Century Chinese Poetry":
Mien Wang: Ms. Wang is the editor and co-translator of "21st Century Chinese Poetry". Born and grew up in Taiwan, Meifu Wang earned her BA in Foreign Languages and Literature from National Taiwan University. Her poetry has appeared in various Chinese literary journals. Ms. Wang also earned Master's degrees in meteorology and in transport system engineering, and worked in these fields in Alaska and Washington D.C. prior to moving to Seattle, Washington in 2015.
Meifu received the 2013 Henry Luce Foundation fellowship for Chinese poetry translation for a residency at Vermont Studio Center.
Michael Truman Soper: Born in Washington, D.C. in 1946, Mr. Soper began writing poetry in high school, and studied creative writing, briefly, at UVA. Fascinated by Chinese characterfonts, he began translating Chinese poetry almost 20 years ago. He was a submarine sailor during the Vietnam War, after that, a newspaper typesetter and night school student. His degree is in Business Administration. His career led from printing and publishing to contract management. He is retired, living in North Carolina with his wife, Mary Lou. He has published five books for Amazon Kindle devices and apps.
Steven Townsend: Born in the US, but spent considerable time in Europe as a child, Mr. Townsend writes poetry as well as translates poetry from French, Spanish, and Italian to English. He has published some of his poetic works as Kindle e-books. Mr. Townsend lives in Seattle, Washington.
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