Translating Zhu Zhu: Poetry as Lifeline

Translating Zhu Zhu: Poetry as Lifeline

Translating Zhu Zhu: Poetry as Lifeline

Born in Yangzhou and currently living in Beijing, Zhu Zhu is the author of numerous books of poetry, essays, and art criticism. The Wild Great Wall, recently released by Phoneme Media, is a selection of his work spanning 1990 to the present. Here, translator Dong Li looks at the work of this “lone wolf utterly on the periphery” of contemporary Chinese literature.