Li Suo – A Portfolio of Poetry – translated by Lucas Klein


Li Suo (1986) was born in Anhui, China. Suo holds a BA degree in Chinese literature from Xi’an International Studies University and MA degree from Beijing Normal University. She is currently the poetry editor at Xiron Press in Beijing.

Lucas Klein (PhD Yale) is a father, writer, translator, and associate professor of Chinese at Arizona State University. He is executive editor of the Hsu-Tang Library of Classical Chinese Literature (Oxford), author of The Organization of Distance (Brill, 2018), co-editor of Chinese Poetry and Translation (Amsterdam, 2019), and translator of Mang Ke (Zephyr, 2018), Li Shangyin (NYRB, 2018), Duo Duo (Yale, 2021), and Xi Chuan (New Directions, 2012, 2022).