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Shelly Bryant

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Shelly Bryant

Shelly Bryant divides her year between Shanghai and Singapore, working as a teacher, writer, researcher, and translator. She is the author of three volumes of poetry, Cyborg Chimera, Under the Ash, and Voices of the Elders, a pair of travel guides, and a translation of Sheng Keyi’s novel Northern Girls for Penguin Books. Shelly’s poetry has appeared in journals, magazines, and websites around the world, as well as in several art exhibitions, including dark ’til dawn, Things Disappear, and Studio White • Exhibition 2011.

Articles by Shelly Bryant

Transplants and Displacements
By Shelly Bryant
Like many of the works by Sheng Keyi that I’ve translated, this excerpt from Death Fugue deals with displacement.  Often, the characters she depicts are plucked out of their homes and thrown…
Death Fugue
By Sheng Keyi
Finally they dismembered him and hung his head on the city walls for a week.
Translated from Chinese by Shelly Bryant
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