IPNHK POET | Xi Chuan

Xi Chuan

Xi Chuan (China) was born in 1963 in Jiangsu province, and graduated from the English Department of Peking University in 1985, Xi Chuan was Visiting Fellow at the University of Iowa, USA (2002), Visiting Adjunct Professor at New York University (2007), Orion Visiting Artist at University of Victoria, Canada (2009), and Visiting Writer at Hong Kong Baptist University (2010). He is now professor of Classical Chinese literature at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing. Xi Chuan has published four collections of poems, two books of essays, one book of critique and one book of selected works, in addition to a play and numerous translations, including works of Ezra Pound, Jorge Luis Borges and Czeslaw Milosz. His poetry and essays have been widely anthologized and translated. He won various prizes, honors and fellowships like the Modern Chinese Poetry Award (1994), UNESCO-ASCHBERG bursaries of artists (1997), National Luxun Prize for Literature (2001), Zhuang Zhongwen Prize for Literature (2003). He was awarded one of the top ten winners by the Weimar International Essay Prize Contest (Germany, 1999).

西川,詩人、隨筆作家、翻譯家,1963年生於江蘇,1985年畢業於北京大學英文系。現為北京中央美術學院中國古典文學教授。系美國艾奧瓦大學2002年訪問學者、紐約大學2007年附屬訪問教授、加拿大維多利亞大學2009年奧賴恩訪問藝術家、香港浸會大學2010年訪問作家。西川出版有四部詩集、兩部隨筆集、一部論著、一部詩文選、一部詩劇,另外還翻譯有龐德、博爾赫斯、米沃什等人的作品。其詩歌和文章被收入多種選集並被廣泛翻譯。曾獲1994年現代漢詩獎、1997年聯合國教科文組織阿奇伯格獎修金、2001年魯迅文學獎、2003年莊重文文學獎、1999年德國魏瑪全球論文競賽十佳獎等。