About Yan An

Yan An is a contemporary Chinese poet and author of fourteen poetry books including Rock Arrangement, which has won him The Sixth Lu Xun Literary Prize, one of China’s top four literary prizes. He is the Vice President of Shaanxi Writers Association, the head and Executive Editor-in-Chief of the literary journal Yan River, which is among the oldest and most famous literary journals in Northwestern China. An is also a member of the Poetry Committee of China Writers Association. His poetry book A Naturalist’s Manor, translated by Chen Du and Xisheng Chen, is forthcoming from Chax Press.