Contributors / November 2008 (Issue 5)

Mike Farman
ImageMichael Farman is an Electronics Engineer currently living in Texas, USA, where he designs instrumentation for scientific balloons under contract to NASA. He had earlier studied Mandarin at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University, and his enthusiasm for Chinese classical and ancient poetry later led him into translation. His translations have since appeared frequently in literary and translation journals, web magazines, and in the anthologies A Silver Treasury of Chinese Lyrics published by Renditions and the Everyman Chinese Erotic Poetry. His chapbook Clouds and Rain, Lyrics of Love and Desire from China's Golden Age was published by Pipers' Ash in 2003. He is currently collaborating on a translation of the anthology 300 Tang Poems to be published by White Pine in 2010. [Read]

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