Changming Yuan (real name: Wuming Yuan), 8-time Pushcart nominee and author of Chansons of a Chinaman(2009) and Politics and Poetics (2009), grew up in an impoverished village, became an ESL student at 19 in Shanghai, and published several monographs before leaving China. With a PhD in English from the University of Saskatchewan, Changming currently tutors in Vancouver; Probably the world's most widely published poetry author who speaks Mandarin but writes English, Yuan has poetry appearing in more than 900 literary journals/anthologies across 30 countries, including Asia Literary Review, Barrow Street, Best Canadian Poetry (2009, 2012, 2014), BestNewPoemsOnline, In Other Words, Istanbul Literary Review, Kwani?, LiNQ, London Magazine, Paris/Atlantic, Poetry Kanto, Poetry Salzburg Review, SAND, Saraba Magazine, Taj Mahal Review, Threepenny Review and Two Thirds North. Together with Allen Qing Yuan, Changming edits and publishes Poetry Pacific at poetrypacific.blogspot.ca.
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