Arthur Sze

Sze is the author of eight books of poetry, including The Ginkgo Light, Quipu, The Redshifting Web, and Archipelago from Copper Canyon Press. He is also a translator and editor and has published The Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese and edited Chinese Writers on Writing. He is the recipient of numerous awards, including a Lila Wallace-Reader’s Digest Writers’ Award, an American Book Award, a Lannan Literary Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Howard Foundation Fellowship, and two National Endowment for the Arts Creative Writing fellowships. His poems have appeared internationally in such publications as American Poetry Review, Boston Review, Conjunctions, Contemporary International Poetry (Beijing), The Kenyon Review, Kyoto Journal, The New Republic, The New Yorker, The Paris Review, and his poems have been translated into twelve languages, including Chinese, Dutch, French, and Spanish. A professor emeritus at the Institute of American Indian Arts, Arthur Sze recently joined the Board of Chancellors of the Academy of American Poets. He lives in Santa Fe, New Mexico.