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Zhang Xinxin

Zhang Xinxin was born in 1953 and grew up wandering the alleys in Beijing's walled Old City. As a twelve-year-old at the outbreak of the Chinese Cultural Revolution, she was...

Svetlozar Zhelev

Svetlozar Zhelev is director of the newly reopened Bulgarian National Book Center. He was previously editor-in-chief of the Bulgarian edition of Granta and longtime director of Ciela publishing...

Na Zhong

Na Zhong is a fiction/nonfiction writer, English-to-Chinese literary translator, book critic, jazz addict, good cook, and cat lover. Her translation of Billy O’Callaghan’s...

Yang Zi

Yang Zi (1963 – ), an acclaimed contemporary Chinese poet, is the author of a dozen books, including Border Fast Train (1994), Gray Eyes (2000), and Rouge (2007). After his university...

Imants Ziedonis

Imants Ziedonis, though born and raised in a Latvian fishing village, since early childhood has felt closest to the countryside. Since the 1960s he has been one of Latvia's most prominent...

Tomáš Zmeškal

Tomáš Zmeškal (b. 1966) was born in Prague to a Czech mother and a Congolese father. In 1987 he left Czechoslovakia to live in London, where he studied English language and...

Jennifer Zoble

Jennifer Zoble is a writer, editor, educator, and literary translator. She coedits InTranslation, the online journal of international literature that she cofounded in 2007 at The...

Tirdad Zolghadr

Tirdad Zolghadr was born in California and raised in Iran, England, and Switzerland. He holds a B.A. in history and political science and an M.A. in English and comparative literature, both from...

Abdallah Zrika

Born in Casablanca in 1953, Abdallah Zrika grew up in the slums of Ben Msik. He wote his first poems at age twelve & self-published his first book (Dance of the Head and the Rose) in...

Svetlana Žuchová

Svetlana Žuchová (b. 1976) is a practicing psychiatrist, writer, and columnist. After studying in Vienna, she worked in Prague and is currently based in Munich, Germany. She has...

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