Zhang Er

Professor, The Evergreen State College

  • Biography


born Beijing

moved to the US in 1986

husband Leonard Schwartz, born NYC 1963, Professor of Literary Arts at The Evergreen State College

daughter Cleo

teaches at The Evergreen State University, Olympia, Washington

Seen, Unseen, QingHai. China, 1999

Carved Water, Tinfish Press, Honolulu, 2003

Winter Garden, Goats and Compasses

Verses on Bird, Jensen/Daniels

The Autumn of Gu Yao, Spuyten Duyvil

many appearances in journals, including The Five Fingers Review, Talisman, River City, First Intensity, Tinfish, The World and Poetry New York

poem “Cross River – Pick Lotus” at Zapatos Rojos

poems at Words Without Borders

bio at Words Without Borders

audio file of reading

poem “Camera Lens” at Spare Room

soundfiles of discussions on Cross-Cultural Poetics

poems and portrait at Soft Blow