Writer and editor currently in Beijing. Coordinator of the 9th and 10th editions of the international China Bookworm Literary Festival, founding editor of Beijing Cream, current Managing Editor of SupChina, former editor-in-chief of the digital media platform Radii.
Poetry x music ALBUM The Last Tribe on Earth, with Liane Halton.
Poetry appears in The Cortland Review, Rattle, Prairie Schooner, Borderlands, Michigan Quarterly Review, Asian Cha, Cottonwood, Naugatuck River Review, and other places, with a poem anthologized in the book While We’re Here. Previously edited poetry for Spittoon Literary Magazine and the Anthill.
Check out my reading of “That Absent Person,” a poem I wrote and dedicated to Liu Xia, at an event headlined by current U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith.
Other stuff: Longtime captain of Ultimate Frisbee teams in Beijing, former pub quiz host at Tim’s Texas Barbecue and The Kro’s Nest, and whisky enthusiast. Tweets @anthonytao. Cat owner. I root for Kansas City sports teams.
Oh, and I appear in this Hennessy ad — thus the photo to the left. I no longer look like that.