by David Hinton
David Hinton has translated several volumes of ancient Chinese poetry, as well as translating the very popular modern Chinese poet in exile, Bei Dao. His honors include fellowships from the Witter Bynner and Ingram Merrill Foundations and from the National Endowment for the Arts and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is a winner of a Harold Morton Landon Translation Award from The Academy of American Poets. David Hinton lives in East Calais, Vermont.