Zhang Zao

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City, Country:

Tübingen, Germany


1998, 1999


Mar 1999 - Aug 1999

Born 1962 in Hunan (China).

First publication of poems while studying English.

1986-89 lived as a writer in exile in the U.S., England and Germany.

1994 completion of doctorate in Trier.

1994-97 lecturer at the University of Tübingen. Co-editor of the exile literature magazine Jintian (Today).

Publication of numerous poems in poetry collections and anthologies, including: “Die Glasfabrik” (Tübingen, 1993), “Kafka an Felice” (Lettre, 1994) and “Briefe aus der Zeit” (Sirene, 1997).

Recipient of various prizes in China and of a German Academic Exchange Service grant.

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