Hsia Yu

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Hsia Yü (sometimes spelled Xia Yu) is the author and designer of five volumes of groundbreaking verse, most recently Pink Noise (2007), a bilingual collection of English-language poems and computer-generated Chinese translations printed on crystal clear vinyl in pink and black ink, and a two-volume collection of her song lyrics, This Zebra/That Zebra (2011). “Soul” is from her fourth book of poetry, Salsa (1999), which is now in its eighth printing. She lives in Taipei, where she co-edits the avant-garde journal and poetry initiative Xianzai Shi [Poetry Now].