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Song Lin

Song Lin is the author of numerous books of poetry, poetry anthologies and prose. His two collections Fragments and Farewell Songs and City Walls and Sunset were published bilingually in France. He is the poetry editor of the journal Jintian (Today). Among his honours are fellowships in the Netherlands, Romania, and Hong Kong are the Shanghai, Dong Dang Zi, and Chang Yao Literature Prizes. He has held residencies at OMI Ledig House Translation Lab and Vermont Studio Center.


The Gleaner Song

Selected Poems

Song Lin

96 pages
Paperback, 21 x 14.8 cm
Published June 2021
ISBN 9781925818703

The Gleaner Song spans four decades of work by one of China’s most innovative poets. Through the experience of displacement and exile following the Tiananmen protests, Song Lin’s poetry weaves through an unusual range of influences, absorbing them all and making them his own.