Arthur Sze


Arthur Sze is the author of nine books of poetry, including The Ginkgo Light (forthcoming from Copper Canyon Press in May 2009) as well as Quipu, The Redshifting Web: Poems 1970-1998, Archipelago, and The Silk Dragon: Translations from the Chinese. His poems have been translated into Albanian, Bosnian, Chinese, Dutch, Italian, Romanian, Spanish, and Turkish. A professor emeritus at the Institute of American Indian Arts, he is the recipient of two NEA fellowships, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Howard Foundation Fellowship, a Lannan Literary Award, an American Book Award, a Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Writers' Award, as well as grants from the Witter Bynner Foundation, Sze was the first poet laureate of Santa Fe, New Mexico (USA).