Arthur Sze

Arthur Sze’s eleventh book of poetry, The Glass Constellation: New and Collected Poems (Copper Canyon, 2021)
received a 2024 National Book Foundation Science + Literature Award. His new book, The Silk Dragon II: Translations
of Chinese Poetry
, is forthcoming from Copper Canyon in April.

  • Venn Diagrams

    Venn Diagrams   X-rays, muons, ultraviolet radiation— X-rays can diagnose fractures in the skull; muons can map spaces inside the…

  • Circumference & Earthrise

    Vanilla farmers in Madagascar sit in the dark with rifles;
  • Talisman

    Quetzal: you write
  • Sprang

    Before tracking pods of killer whales in and out
  • Doppler Effect

    Stopped in cars, we are waiting to accelerate
  • Glimmer Train | Strike-Slip

    Redwinged blackbirds in the cattail pond—