This pocket-sized paperback is one of the thirty titles published for 2019 Hong Kong International Poetry Nights. The theme of IPHHK2019 is “Speech and Silence”. From 19–24 November 2019, 30 invited poets from various countries will be in Hong Kong to read their works based on the theme “Speech and Silence.” Included in the anthology and box set, these unique works are presented with Chinese and English translations in bilingual or trilingual formats.Poets include Ana Luísa Amaral (Portugal), Maxim Amelin (Russia), Renato Sandoval Bacigalupo (Peru) , Jen Bervin (USA), Ana Blandiana (Romania), Tamim Al-Barghouti (Palestine), Abbas Beydoun (Lebanon), Miłosz Biedrzycki (Poland), Derek Chung (Hong Kong), Louise Dupré (Canada), Forrest Gander (USA), Hwang Yu Won (South Korea), Maozi (PRC), Mathura (Estonia), Sergio Raimondi (Argentina), Ana Ristović (Serbia), K. Satchidanandan (India), Martin
Yang Chia-Hsien (Taiwan) was born in Kaohsiung. She obtained her doctorate from Department of Chinese Literature of National Taiwan University. She is currently Assistant Professor at the Department of Chinese Literature of National Tsing Hua University as well as the Associate Curator of Taipei Poetry Festival. Her oeuvre includes poetry collections Breathtaking Civilisation, Your Voice is Full of Time, Werther the Young Lady, Golden Crow; prose collection Flame Tree in Sea Breeze, Yunhe, Magdalene, Rolling Small Volcanoes; as well several literary digests and academic publications.