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
K. Satchidanandan (India) is perhaps the most translated of contemporary Indian poets, having thirty-one collections of translation in nineteen languages including Arabic, Chinese, English, French, German, Irish, and Italian besides all the major Indian languages like Tamil, Bengali, and Hindi. He was a professor of English in Kerala and later became the Secretary (Chief Executive) of the Sahitya Akademi (Indian National Academy of Literature), the Director of the School of Translation Studies, Indira Gandhi Open University, a National Fellow of Indian Institute of Advanced Study, Shimla, a Fellow of the Kerala Sahitya Akademi. Satchidanandan has won forty-seven literary awards from different countries around the world.