Xiao Shui – “Morning and Evening Unmoving” – translated from the Chinese by Weijia Pan


Xiao Shui (b. 1980, Chenzhou, Hunan, China) has a degree in law and Chinese literature from Fudan University. His published collections of poetry include Lost and Found, Chinese Class, and Chinese Mugwort: New Jueju Poetry. He is also the Chinese translator of Richard Brautigan. Currently he teaches creative writing at Shanghai University.

Weijia Pan is a poet and translator from Shanghai, China. His poems have appeared, or are forthcoming, from AGNI, Boulevard, Copper Nickel, Georgia Review, Poetry Daily, and elsewhere. A winner of Cleaver’s Form and Form-breaking Poetry Contest, he is pursuing an MFA in poetry at the University of Houston.