David Perry

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David Perry is a poet and translator. He holds an MFA in Literary Translation from the University of Iowa (German poetry). He published his own poetry collection in 2001. He moved to Shanghai in 2006, becoming increasingly interested in Chinese poetry since. As an NYU Shanghai Senior Lecturer, he teaches core and creative writing classes, including a “creative translation” class. He runs the university’s Literary Reading Series, focusing on bilingual Chinese poet-English translator events.