BiographyZheng Min 郑敏 was born in Beijing, graduated from Southwest United University in 1943, and then went to study literature and philosophy at Brown University, USA earning a master's degree in 1952. She returned to China in 1955 and has been teaching at the Beijing Normal University since 1960 before retirement.
Zheng Min was a guest at the Poetry International Festival in 1984 and 1994. In the bottom of this page you can see her poems where you can listen to the recordings of her poetry made in 1994 and read the new translations of her work.
Nine Leaves, a collection of poetry by nine poets from the 1940s, was published in 1981. Zheng Min is now the only living poet from the Nine Leaves circle, a witness of the early modernist poetry in China and one of the transitional poets between modern and contemporary poetry in China.
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