Against All Odds: Chinese Poetry Today

Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Poetry book cover

This panorama of readings and discussions by Chinese poets and American translators featured in the Talisman House Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Poetry offers an encounter with the poetic forms, philosophies and political underpinnings of the emerging generation in China.

Tuesday, October 16, 7:00pm: The Evolution of Contemporary Chinese Poetry: A Panel with Cao Shuying, Cris Mattison, Eleni Sikelianos, Sun Yi & Zhang Er

Wednesday, October 17, 7:00pm: Beyond the Ideogram: Readings from Contemporary Chinese Poetry with Martine Bellen, Cao Shuying, Charles Borkhuis, Caroline Crumpacker, Joseph Donahue, John High, Bob Holman, Charles Laughlin, Ma Lan, Rachel Levitsky, Cris Mattison, Leonard Schwartz, Sun Yi, Zhang Er & Zhang Zhen

Co-sponsored by Belladonna Books, Bilingual Reading Series, Bowery Poetry Club and Talisman House Publishers. Funded by the New York Council for the Humanities.