Li Li (poet And Translator)
Li Li, born January 20, 1961 in Shanghai, China currently residing in Stockholm, is a poet and translator.
Li studied Swedish at the University in Beijing and went to Sweden as an exchange student in 1988. Following Tiananmen Square Massacre in June, 1989, he decided to stay in Sweden. The same year he debuted with a collection of poetry in Swedish "Blick i vattnet". In China he is an acclaimed poet as well as translator of Swedish poetry to Chinese. For his work, he has received many literary distinctions, including recently Yinchuan Poetry Prize for his translations of Tranströmer into Chinese.
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