YAO Feng (poet, translator, scholar; Macau) is the author of poetry collections [Writing on the Wings of the Wind, One Horizon – Two Views], [The Night Lies Down with Me], [Faraway Song] and [Selected Poems of Yao Feng, In Brief]. He writes in both Chinese and Portuguese, and translates Portuguese poetry into Chinese. A winner of many poetry awards as well as a medal from the Portuguese president, he teaches in the Department of Portuguese at the University of Macau. His participation is made possible by the Paul and Hualing Engle Fund.
Just out in Beirut, the intriguingly titled ['Laughter as Destructive History'] by the Iraqi poet, translator, and editor Soheil NAJM (IWP '07).
Death is Hard Work, the fifth title of the Syrian novelist Khaled KHALIFA (IWP '07), published by FSG in Leri Price's translation, is on the long list of the 2019 National Book Awards, in the Translated Literature category.