Xin Xu

Xin Xu is a PhD candidate in the Department of Literatures, Cultures, and Languages at the University of Connecticut. She translates classical Chinese prose and contemporary Chinese poetry; her translations of three poems by Yi Sha recently appeared in World Literature Today.

  • A black and white photo of a man in a business suit perched on the edge of a dam with a fishing pole draped over its edge, the line disappearing into the water below
       By Yu Jian
    June 3, 2021 | Yu Jian
    “A Fisherman at Lake Dian.” Photo by Yu Jian. Reading Glasses I am no longer young, a half-blind Homer, wearing reading glasses to see the world. The calendar shows that it...
  • An observation tower rises out of the swirling froth atop a sea wall
       By Yi Sha
    Yi Sha
    Photo: Momoko Morita/Pixabay Suitability The typhoon has arrived.Wind force 12.It is merciful. From this city,it has taken only one person away,the one with unkempt hair.The one who wanders all day a...

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