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Jeffrey Yang

Jeffrey Yang is the author of Line and Light (Graywolf Press, 2022); Hey, Marfa (Graywolf Press, 2018); Vanishing-Line (Graywolf Press, 2011); and An Aquarium (Graywolf Press, 2008). Additionally, Yang has translated the works of Bei Dao, Ahmatjan Osman, Liu Xiaobo, and Su Shi. Yang has also served as the editor of Birds, Beasts, and Seas: Nature Poems from New Directions (New Directions, 2011).

Yang is an editor at New Directions Publishing, where he has worked since 2000, and The New York Review of Books. He lives in Beacon, New York.

Jeffrey Yang
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