Hu’s most recent collection, [‘The Strength of the Calendar’] was released in 2007, as was a volume of essays, [‘The Hidden Passion in Brazil’]. He recently was named among the “Top Ten New Poets” of China; among his other awards are the Rougang Poetry Award (2003) and the Liu Li’an Poetry Award (1998). Based in Beijing, he has been published in journals and anthologies throughout the U.S., Japan, China, and Spain. Currently he is Associate Professor at the Institute of World Literature at Peking University, Beijing. He attends courtesy of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs at the US Department of State.
HU Xudong (胡续冬)
On 3/23/18 the poet, journalist, and activist Harris KHALIQUE (IWP '15) received the prestigious Award for Pride of Performance for poetry from the President of Pakistan.