Xue Di

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Xue Di is a native of Beijing. After taking part in the 1989 demonstrations in Tian’anmen Square, he left China and, since 1990, has been a fellow in Brown University’s “Freedom to Write” program. Among his works are three books of poetry in Chinese: Hui Yi (Remembering), Chan Li (Trembling), and Meng Yi (Dream Talk), and five books in English translation: Heart into Soil, Circumstances, An Ordinary Day, Another Kind of Tenderness, and Zone.  His poetry has also appeared in American Letters & Commentary, AGNI, Lit, Poetry International, The Drunken Boat, and Parthenon West Review.


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Xue Di, (Residency)


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