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Liu Xia

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Liu Xia

Liu Xia (1961- ), Chinese poet, artist, and photographer, was born and grew up in Beijing, and worked as a civil servant for the Beijing tax bureau. She started writing poetry in 1982 and met Liu Xiaobo at a literary gathering. She married Xiaobo when he was imprisoned in 1996. Liu Xia has been under house arrest since her husband was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2010, while Liu Xiaobo himself is serving the eleven-year sentence in a prison in the northeast China.

Articles by Liu Xia

A Grapefruit
By Liu Xia
A life without pain / is an unpicked / fruit: it rots.
Translated from Chinese by Ming Di & Jennifer Stern
Multilingual
One Bird and Another
By Liu Xia
We kept the windows / open, remembering: bird.
Translated from Chinese by Ming Di & Jennifer Stern
Multilingual
Word
By Liu Xia
The lonely word / is a terminal patient.
Translated from Chinese by Ming Di & Jennifer Stern
Multilingual
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