Shanghai Int’l Book Fair and Poetry Night

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Shanghai Book Fair has a long schedule this year, all major publishers are promoting their new books.  The Book Fair has invited 10 international authors whose books in Chinese translations are recently published or forthcoming in August. All the Chinese translators and many domestic authors have been invited to the readings and other events. The following schedule is for American poet Ilya Kaminsky whose book will come out Aug 10, here is the link:

Partial schedule for Ilya Kaminsky’s 2nd trip to China:

Aug 15, 2013: Live chat with authors around the world

Aug 16, 2013: Conversation with Kaminsky (curated and translated by Ming Di)

Aug 17, 2013: Poetry Reading Night (with many Chinese poets)

Aug 18, 2013: Book-signing and meeting readers

Aug 19, 2013: Side trip to Hangzhou, reading and book-signing, meeting with young poets

Aug 20, 2013: Final readings, closing ceremony



About 诗东西 Poetry East West

Chinese-English bilingual magazine (will include more languages), published in Los Angeles USA, printed in Beijing China. ISSN 2159-2772

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