Arthur Sze, GPC 2006-2007
Arthur Sze is the author of nine books of poetry: The Ginkgo Light (2009), Quipu (2005), The Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese (2001), The Red Shifting Web: Poems 1970-1998 (1998), and Archipelago (1995), all from Copper Canyon Press, as well as River River (Lost Roads, 1987), Dazzled (Floating Island, 1982), Two Ravens (1976; revised edition, Tooth of Time, 1984), and The Willow Wind (1972; revised edition, Tooth of Time, 1981). He is also the editor of Chinese Writers on Writing (University Press, 2010). His poems have appeared internationally in such publications as The American Poetry Review, The Georgia Review, Harvard Magazine, The Iowa Review, The Kenyon Review, The New Yorker, Atlas (New Delhi), Carnet de Route (Paris), Dim Sum (Hong Kong), Kyoto Journal, Raster (Amsterdam), Unitas (Taipei), The First Chinese-English Poetry Festival (Huangshan Mountain, China), and others. His poems have been translated into Albanian, Bosnian, Chinese, Dutch, Italian, Romanian, Spanish and Turkish. He was poet laureate of Santa Fe from 2006-2008 and is the recipient of a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award (1998-2000), an Asian American Literary Award (1999), a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (1997), two National endowment for the Arts Creative Writing fellowships (1982, 1993), and a Western States Book Award for Translation (2002), among many others. He was a Visiting Hurst Professor at Washington University (2005), a Doenges Visiting Artist at Mary Baldwin College (2004-2005), and has conducted residencies at Brown University, Bard College, Naropa University, and the University of Utah. He is a professor emeritus at the Institute of American Indian Arts and lives with his family in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
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Bio and links to “Looking Backon the Muckleshoot Reservation from Galisteo Street, Santa Fe,” “Slanting Light,” “Spring Snow,” “The Shapes of Leaves” poets.org
Bio and links to 17 poems including “Edna Bay,” “Parallax,” and “The Waking,” Poetry Foundation
“The Owl.” Famous Poets and Poems.
“Lunch Poems” Reading at University of California, Berkeley. Youtube.com.