Zhang Er

Zhang Er, born in Beijing , is the author of three collections of poetry in Chinese, most recently Because of Mountain (Shan Yuan). She has six chapbooks in English translation, among them, Carved Water and Sight Progress. Her selected poems in two bilingual collections, So Translating Rivers and Cities (2007) and Verses on Bird (2004) are from Zephyr Press. She co-edited the bilingual volume Another Kind of Nation: an Anthology of Contemporary Chinese Poetry which was published by Talisman House Publishers recently (2007). She currently teaches at The Evergreen State College in Washington.