we, changming and allen qing yuan, start our joint poetry blogsite today.
brief bionote of father]: Changming Yuan, 4-time Pushcart nominee and author of Chansons of a Chinaman,
grew up in an impoverished village in central southern China and published several monographs before moving to Canada as an international student. With a PhD in English, Changming currently works as an independent teacher in Vancouver; his poetry appears in nearly 600 literary journals/anthologies across 23 countries, including Asia Literary Review, Best Canadian Poetry, BestNewPoemsOnline, Exquisite Corpse, London Magazine, Paris/Atlantic, Poetry Kanto, Poetry Salzburg Review, SAND and Taj Mahal Review.
brief bionote of son]: Allen Qing Yuan, born in
Canada and aged 17, currently attends high school in Vancouver and, since grade 10, has
had poems published or forthcoming in more than 40 literary journals
across 12 countries, which include Blue Fifth Review, Cannon's Mouth, Cirque, Cordite
Poetry Review, Istanbul Literary Review, Literary Review of Canada,
MOBIUS, Paris/Atlantic, PoetsWest, Spillway, Taj Mahal Review and
more to follow...