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〇 cycle of rain

Jill Zheng


Jill Zheng is a multimodal poet who works with language as a primary material, oftentimes marrying modes of graphic arrangements, sound, image, translingualism, somatic experience, etc. Her poetics takes its inspirational root from the concreteness of Chinese characters, and seeks to embody cultural hybridity as to traverse linguistic boundaries for re-imagination and reading re-orientation. She also collaborates with visual and sound artists on multimedia poetry and sound-art performances in Shanghai. Her work has appeared in Nationalpoetrymonth.ca, on POETRY magazine, LIFE magazine, streetcake magazine, etc.