Nails

Lan Lan

The Chinese University Press

Nails

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Pub Date: March 2014

ISBN: 9789629966270

60 Pages

Format: Paperback

List Price: $5.00

Nails

Lan Lan

The Chinese University Press

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Drawn from International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong 2013, Nails is a chapbook of poetry by Lan Lan presented in English, and Chinese. Nails is also available, along with the chapbooks of other internationally renowned poets, in Islands or Continents (Eighteen-Volume Box Set). Selected poems from this volume are featured in the anthology Islands or Continents: International Poetry Nights in Hong Kong 2013.

About the Author

Born in 1967 in Yantai, Shandong Province, Lan Lan is considered one of the most influential Chinese lyrical poets of the present time. She is the bestselling author of nine poetry titles including Life with a Smile (1990), Songs of Romance (1993), Inner Life (1997), Dream, Dream (2003) and From Here, to Here (2008). Also a prolific prose and children's fiction writer, her work is translated into ten languages. Awarded the prestigious Liu Li'an Poetry Prize in 1996, she was voted the top writer of the "Best Ten Female Poets." In 2009, she received four of China's highest literary honors: the "Poetry & People" Award, the Yulong Poetry Prize, the "Best Ten Poets in China" Award, and Bing Xin Children's Literature New Work Award. A regular guest at international poetry festivals, she lives in Beijing.