Visiting Writer Dong Li (poetry)

Thursday, April 20, 2023 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM EDT
Fenwick Library, Reading Room, #2001

Visiting Writer Dong Li (poetry)

Dong Li is a multilingual poet and translates from the Chinese, English, French, and German. Born and raised in China, he was educated at Deep Springs College and Brown University. His poems appear in Conjunctions, Fence, Kenyon Review, POETRY, Poetry Daily, among others. He has received fellowships from Akademie Schloss Solitude, Camargo and Humboldt Foundations, MacDowell, PEN/Heim Translation Fund, Yaddo, and others. His debut collection of poetry The Orange Tree (University of Chicago Press, March 2023) is the inaugural winner of the Phoenix Emerging Poet Book Prize.


This is the final event of the Spring 2023 Visiting Writers Series, hosted by the Creative Writing Program, Watershed Lit, and Mason Libraries.


Thanks to our series bookseller, Scrawl Books, for their support. You can purchase The Orange Tree from Scrawl at the event or pre-order here



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