Wang Ao

Wang Ao is an award-winning poet, translator, and Associate Professor of Chinese Literature at Wesleyan University. He received his PhD from Yale University and has translated the work of poets such as Wallace Stevens, Hart Crane, W H Auden and Seamus Heaney into Chinese.

Standing at the Gas Station on a Winter’s Night, What Am I Afraid of | 冬夜站在加油站我怕什么

Translated by Eleanor Goodman A driver used to long-haul raids, I watch pigeons by the gas station, waiting for fries dropped by people coming out of the fast food joint a few people with obscured faces wait in the cold …

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