Xi Chuan [real name Liu Jun] 1963-

Contemporary poet. Born in Xuzhou in Jiangsu province, Xi Chuan graduated from the English Department of Peking University in 1985. After working as an editor at Huanqiu [Globe] magazine, he became a teacher of English and classical Chinese literature at the Central Institute of Fine Arts in 1993. Since 1985, he has published poetry, essays and translations. He now works as an editor at the New China News Agency.