Liu Xia | Status: Displaced/In Exile | China

Liu Xia, poet and artist, was married to the imprisoned poet, literary critic, former Independent Chinese PEN Center president, and Nobel laureate Liu Xiaobo, who passed away in July… More


This week in the PEN Poetry Series, PEN America features a poem by David Gorin, translated into Chinese by poet Ye Ling. More

To a Distant Country

By now for all I know / he could be writing a letter to his wife / on a grain of rice. Could be waiting in line / at… More