WHO WISC Fellow-in-Residence Fiona Sze-Lorrain
WHAT A presentation and conversation with poet Fiona Sze-Lorrain
WHEN August 22, 2019 5:30pm
The Women’s International Study Center presents Fiona Sze-Lorrain.
Fiona Sze-Lorrain is a poet, literary translator, editor, and musician who writes and translates in English, Chinese, French, and occasionally Spanish. Her latest collection The Ruined Elegance (Princeton, 2016) was a finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. Other publications include Not Meant as Poems (2018), Invisible Eye (2015), My Funeral Gondola (2013),and Water the Moon (2010). A widely published translator of contemporary Chinese poetry, she was shortlisted for the 2016 Best Translated Book Award and longlisted for the 2014 PEN Award for Poetry in Translation. She also translated American poet Mark Strand and Romanian-French poet Ghérasim Luca, among others. Her work has been supported by fellowships from Yaddo, Writers Omi at Ledig House, and the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico. She was the 2018 inaugural writer-in-residence at Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires. As a zheng harpist, she has performed worldwide. She lives in Paris.
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