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Nick Admussen

Nick Admussen is the author of three poetry chapbooks. His poetry has appeared in the Boston ReviewFence, and the Kenyon Review Online, and he has translated work by Liu Xiaobo and many others. He is an assistant professor in the Department of Asian Studies at Cornell University.

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The effects of revolutionary violence on Chinese poetry.

Nick Admussen
A string of lights set in black wires that look like a DNA helix.

Translation is always other than its original: even if it is unimpeachably faithful, a translated story will feel and act differently in a new language.

Nick Admussen
A handgun disassembled into 6 pieces on a paper towel.

The technical challenge of translation.

Nick Admussen
A line of riot police at night in front of a single-story building with a sign reading "BEAUTY."

The violence of the struggle over this place raises many questions that center around the power to speak.

Nick Admussen

The creative output of the Nobel Peace Prize winner.

Nick Admussen
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Humor and love act like cat and mouse in this collection.

Nick Admussen
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By James Shea.

Nick Admussen
Poetry
Nick Admussen
Poetry
Nick Admussen