Skip to content
Announcing the winners of our 2020 Poems in Translation Contest in partnership with the Academy of American Poets. Read more.


Xi Wa

Award-winning writer Xi Wa was born in Tibet and now lives in Beijing. She has published a poetry collection, I’ll Send You Pieces of Myself, and the novels Beyond Heaven Is Shanghai,Lovers First, and Beijing Will Make You Weep. Her series of poems “Perhaps: Love Poems” is now part of Taiwan University’s language arts curriculum. Her work has been translated into many languages.

Like what you read? Help WWB bring you the best new writing from around the world.