Ming Di est née sur les rives du Yangtze et vit en Californie
Elle nous offre 11 poèmes, en français, anglais et chinois. Traduction française par Marilyne Bertoncini.
Mindy Zhang (pen name Ming Di) is a contemporary Chinese poet living in America, author of six poetry collections in Chinese : Etudes in D Minor, Days Floating on Footage, Berlin Story, Art of Splitting, Chords Breaking and Selected Poems of Ming Di. and one in English translation, River Merchant’s Wife (Marick Press/USA, 2012). She was born on the Yangtze River of China, went to graduate schools in Boston and settled in California. She edits Poetry East West, a bilingual journal published in Los Angeles and Beijing where she divides her time at present. She has also edited and co-translated New Cathay – Contemporary Chinese Poetry 1990-2012 (Tupelo Press/USA, 2013). As a translator, she has published two books of translation from English to Chinese, The Writer as Migrant and Missed Time (Linking Publishing/Taiwan, 2010, 2011) and two more books to be published by Shanghai Wenyi Press in China.