These are unusual times. These poets are tale-tellers of their world. Their poems are for real people.

The Editor-and-Translator Team

  Wang, Meifu 王美富

Meifu Wang is the founder, editor and co-translator of 21st Century Chinese Poetry.  Born in Taiwan, Meifu Wang earned her BA in foreign languages and world literature from National Taiwan University.  Her poetry has appeared in various Chinese literary journals, in Seattle-area local newspapers, and in Denver Quarterly.   Ms. Wang also earned Master's degrees in meteorology and in transport system design, and worked in these areas for the World Bank and the U.S. Department of Translation in Washington D.C.   Meifu received a Henry Luce Foundation Fellowship for Chinese poetry translation for a residency at Vermont Studio Center. Meifu lives with her husband Guy Hibbert, British screenwriter, in London.

王美富,出生于台湾,现任《廿一世纪中国诗歌》主编兼翻译。台湾大学文系学士,加州大学气象学硕士,普渡大学交通工程硕士。曾任世界银行交通专家,美国交通部工程师。诗歌散见于美国与中国文学刊物。王美富获得2013年亨利卢斯基金会的赞助以中国诗歌翻译家的身份前往美国佛蒙特艺术协作中心进行交流。王美富与丈夫--英国电影剧作家盖伊希伯特--定居于伦敦,全心投入文学。

Read Meifu's poems:
Dirt Road
Water Droplets
Mountain Crag
To Melville
To Father
Dirge

  Michael Truman Soper 苏浪禹

Michael Soper was born 1946 in Washington DC. He was the last hot-metal apprentice typesetter in that city, and was intrigued by the challenges of word processing for Chinese character fonts. When the Washington Star newspaper ceased publication in early August 1981, he returned to college and did a major in business with a minor in computers. Michael went on to work for the US government as a printer, publications system manager, editor, and contracting specialist. He has been translating Chinese poetry for almost twenty years.

Michael has authored twenty books, most of which are poetry.

美国华盛顿市人,曾任报社编辑,潜水艇水手,美国政府行政主管。对中国文字和诗歌有浓厚兴趣。他的著作包括四本个人诗集。

   Guy Hibbert 盖伊· 希伯特

Guy Hibbert was born in Oxford, England. He is a British TV and film screenwriter, and has won four Bafta Awards(British Academy of Film and Television Arts). He wrote the 2009 film Five Minutes of Heaven, which was premiered at the 25th Sundance Film Festival, where he won the World Cinema Screenwriting Award. Guy Hibbert lives in London with his wife Meifu Wang.

盖伊·希伯特是英国电视电影编剧家与制作人, 获得四项英国电影学院奖电视大奖(BAFTA Awards)。他撰写的电影《天堂五分钟》在第25届日舞影展电影节首映,并获得了世界电影编剧奖;《天空之眼》获伦敦晚旗报最佳编剧奖。目前与德国导演韋納·荷索合作下一部电影。盖伊与妻子王美富,诗歌翻译家兼《廿一世纪中国诗歌》主编,定居于伦敦。