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Li
Yawei

LI YAWEI was born in Chongqing in 1963. He is one of China’s most influential underground poets from the 1980s and is considered an important representative of Chinese poetry’s ‘New Generation’. He was Poet of the Year at the Chinese Literature Media Festival in 2006 and has won a number of poetry prizes, including the first Lu Xun Cultural Award in 2013.