XI Chuan 
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XI Chuan 
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* 16.03.1963, Xuzhou, Jiangsu province, 中国
居住于:Beijing, 中国

XI Chuan is a Chinese poet, essayist and translator. Born in 1963 in Jiangsu province, he graduated from the English Department of Peking University in 1985. Previously a visiting adjunct professor at New York University (2007), an Orion visiting artist at University of Victoria, Canada (2009), and professor of Chinese literature at the Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing,he is currently a distinguished professor of Beijing Normal University.

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Xi Chuan has published nine collections of poems, including Depth and Shallowness (2006) and A Dream’s Worth (2013), two books of essays and three books of critical writings, in addition to a play and numerous translations of Ezra Pound, Jorge Luis Borges, Czeslaw Milosz, Gary Snyder and others.
His awards include National Lu Xun Prize for Literature (2001), Cultural China: Person of the Decade (2001-2011) by Shanghai Oriental Morning Post, Swedish Cicada prize for poetry (2018), Japanese Tokyo Poetry Prize(2018). He was also one of the top ten winners of the 1999 Weimar International Essay Prize Contest, Germany. His work has been widely anthologized and translated and published in more than twenty countries.
His book of poems in English translation Notes on the Mosquito: Xi Chuan /Selected Poems (tr. Lucas Klein) published by New Directions, New York, 2012, was awarded ALTA’s 2013 Lucien Stryk Asian Translation Prize and was shortlisted for American 2013 Best Translated Book Award.

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  • 致敬 [Zhijing]

    (Prose poems)

    1992

  • 西川诗选 [Xi Chuan shi xuan]

    (Selected poems)

    1995

  • 虚构的家谱 [Xugou de jiapu]

    (Poetry)

    1997

  • 大意如此 [Dayi ru ci]

    (Poetry)

    1997

  • 让蒙面人说话 [Rang mengmian ren shuo hua]

    1997

  • 西川的诗 [Xi Chuan de shi]

    (Poetry)

    1999

  • 鹰的话语 [Ying de Huayu]

    (Prose poems)

    1999

  • 水渍 [Shuizi]

    (Prose poems & Essays)

    2001

  • XI Chuan: Die Diskurse des Adlers. Gedichte und poetische Prosa

    (arcus chinatexte, Bd. 20)

    Aus dem Chinesischen von Brigitte Höhenrieder, Peter Hoffmann und dem Tübinger Arbeitskreis Chinesiche Literatur

    Bochum: projektverlag, 2003

  • 游荡与闲谈:一个中国人的印度之行 [Youdang yu xiantan: Yi ge zhongguo ren de yindu zhi xing]

    (Essays)

    2004

  • 深浅 [Shenqian]

    (Poetry & Essays)

    2006

  • 个人好恶 [Geren Haowu]

    (Poetry)

    2008

  • 大河拐大弯 [Dahe guai dawan]

    (Essays)

    2012

  • Notes on the Mosquito: Xi Chuan

    Selected Poems

    Translated by Lucas Klein

    New York: New Directions, 2012

  • 够一梦 [Gou yi meng]

    (Poems & Prose poems)

    2013

  • 我和我。西川 1985–2012 [Wo he wo. Xi Chuan 1985–2012]

    (Selected poems)

    2013

  • 小主意 [Xiao zhuyi]

    (Poetry)

    2014

  • 开花 [Kaihua]

    (Poetry)

    2015

奖项
  • 2001 National Lu Xun Prize for Literature

  • Cultural China: Person of the Decade (2001-2011) by Shanghai Oriental Morning Post

  • 2018 Cicada prize for poetry (Sweden)

  • 2018 Tokyo Poetry Prize

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