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East Asian literature, literary studies, literary translation, modern and contemporary American poetry, poetry writing, translation studies


James Shea is the author of two poetry collections, The Lost Novel and Star in the Eye, both from Fence Books. His poems and translations have appeared in various journals, including Bennington Review, Brick, Kenyon Review, and The Iowa Review. He has received grants from the Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program, Hong Kong Arts Development Council, National Endowment for the Arts, and Vermont Arts Council. He is an associate professor and the director of the Creative and Professional Writing Programme at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU). Since 2018, he has been the associate director of the International Writers’ Workshop at HKBU.

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