Yuan Changming, eight-time Pushcart nominee and author of five chapbooks including Kingship (Goldfish Press, 2015), is the world’s most widely published poetry creator who speaks Mandarin but writes English. Growing up in a remote Chinese village, Changming began to learn the English alphabet in Shanghai at 19 and published several monographs on translation before moving to Canada as an international student. With a PhD in English from the University of Saskatchewan, Changming currently co-edits Poetry Pacific and runs PP Press with Allen Qing Yuan in Vancouver. Since mid-2005, Changming has had poetry appearing in 1029 literary publications across 35 countries, including Barrow Street, Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline, Cincinnati Review, and Threepenny Review.
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