Zang Di

Zang Di was born in 1964 in Beijing and received his PhD from Peking University. He is the celebrated author of many books of poetry, including most recently The Simplest Human Movements Primer, Emotional Education Primer, The Association of Boiling, and The Intense Trust Series. He has been featured at many international festivals and is a professor at Peking University.

Eleanor Goodman is the award-winning author of the poetry collection Nine Dragon Island (2016), and the translator of Something Crosses My Mind: Selected Poems of Wang Xiaoni (2014), Iron Moon: An Anthology of Chinese Workers Poetry (2017), The Roots of Wisdom: Poems by Zang Di (2017), and Days When I Hide My Corpse in a Cardboard Box: Poems of Natalia Chan (2018). Her translation of the poetry of Zheng Xiaoqiong will be forthcoming in 2021. She is a Research Associate at the Harvard University Fairbank Center.