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Yao Feng

Portrait of writer Yao Feng

Yao Feng

Yao Feng was born in Beijing but now lives in Macau, where he is an associate professor in the Portuguese Department of the University of Macau. His poetry collections in Chinese and Portuguese include Writing on the Wings of the WindOne Horizon—Two ViewsA Noite Deita-se ComigoFaraway Song, and When the Fish Close Their Eyes. He has edited and translated the anthologies Selecta de Poetas Portugueses ContemporâneosUm Barco Remenda o Mar, and a collection of Eugénio de Andrade, among others. Yao was the winner of the fourteenth Rougang Poetry Award in 2004. In 2006, he was awarded the Ordem Militar de Santiago de Espada medal by the president of Portugal.

Articles by Yao Feng

Searching for Light
By Yao Feng
The light retires to the lamp / and suddenly all is dark again
Translated from Portuguese by Julia Sanches