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
Yasuhiro Yotsumoto (Japan) is a poet, essayist, literary critic and translator, living in Munich, Germany. His debut A Laughing Bug was published in 1991, followed by eight collections of poetry. His Afternoon of Forbidden Words (2003) won the Yamamoto Kenichi Award and Prisoner of Japanese the Ayukawa Nobuo Award. His works have been translated into various languages. He is the Japanese editor of Poetry International Web and is on the editorial board of the poetry magazine Beagle in Japan.