Isabelle Li

Isabelle Li is a Chinese born writer and translator. Her collection of short stories, A Chinese Affair, was published by Margaret River Press in 2016. Her short stories have appeared in various literary journals and anthologies, including The Best Australian Stories and Southerly. She translates poetry from English to Chinese and has published in World Literature in China. Her script MOONCAKE AND CRAB was made into a short film funded by Screen NSW and premiered at the 60th Melbourne International Film Festival in 2011.

5 Translated Eileen Chong Poems

Image courtesy of The Planthunter / Red Room Company. Mid-Autumn Mooncakes It’s nearly mid-autumn. I spy the tins at the Asian grocer—gaudy red peonies unchanged for forty years. Of course I buy the mooncakes with double yolks: here in Australia, …

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