Yang Lian 1954-

Contemporary poet. Yang Lian was born in Switzerland and grew up in Peking. He first started writing in the 1970s, and was associated with the underground magazine Jintian (Today). He has been living in exile since 1989, and is now based in London.

Works available in English:

  • Masks & Crocodile: A Contemporary Chinese Poet and His Poetry (Mabel Lee).
       Broadway, New South Wales: Wild Peony, 1990.
  • Non-person Singular: Selected Poems (Brian Holton). London: Wellsweep
       Press, 1994.
  • Notes of a Blissful Ghost (Brian Holton). Hong Kong: Renditions Paperbacks, 2002.
  • The Dead in Exile (Mabel Lee). Kingston: Tiananmen Publications, 1990.
  • Where the Sea Stands Still (Brian Holton). London: Wellsweep Press, 1995.
  • Yi (Mabel Lee). LA: Sun and Moon Press, 2000.