The Farrar, Straus and Giroux Poetry Blog

April 13, 2009

David Hinton

David Hinton’s translations of classical Chinese poetry have earned him a Guggenheim fellowship, numerous NEA and NEH fellowships, and both of the major awards given for poetry translation in the United States, the Harold Morton Landon Translation Award, from the Academy of American Poets, and the PEN Award for Poetry in Translation, from the PEN American Center. He is also the first translator in over a century to translate the four seminal works of Chinese philosophy: theTao Te Ching, Chuang Tzu, Analects, and Mencius. He lives in Vermont.

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