Ye Chun

Ye Chun has published two books of poetry, Lantern Puzzle (Tupelo Press, 2015) and Travel over Water (Bitter Oleander Press, 2005); a novel in Chinese, Peach Tree in the Sea (People’s Literature Publishing House, 2011); and a book of translations, Ripened Wheat: Selected Poems of Hai Zi (Bitter Oleander Press, 2015). She is an assistant professor at Providence College.

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  1966 Qingxin remembers that the character 万comes fromin the Oracle Bone Script—a scorpion with large pincers and a poisonous sting at the end of its jointed tail. How does a bug come to mean ten thousand, as in “毛主席万岁”—Chairman Mao lives ten thousand years, a slogan she’s made to write a thousand times a […]

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