Fiona Sze-Lorrain

Sze-Lorrain Fiona

Fiona Sze-Lorrain is a poet, translator, editor, and zheng harpist.  Her latest poetry collection, Rain in Plural, is forthcoming from Princeton University Press in September 2020.  The author of three previous poetry collections, including The Ruined Elegance, also from Princeton, which was a finalist for the 2016 Los Angeles Times Book Prize, she has translated more than a dozen books of contemporary Chinese, French, and American poetry.  One of her recent translations, Ye Lijun’s My Mountain Country (World Poetry Books, 2019), was shortlisted for the 2020 Derek Walcott Prize for Poetry.  A 2019-20 Abigail R. Cohen Fellow at the Columbia Institute for Ideas and Imagination, she lives in Paris.  www.fionasze.com