Li Hao, born in 1984 in rural Henan, is the winner of the Yulong Poetry Prize (2008) and the Beijing University Weiming Lake Poetry Prize (2007), among other prominent awards. His poetry collections include Returning Home, Tempest, and the poetry and essay collection You and I. His work has been translated into English, Polish, and several Asian languages. He lives in Beijing.
Eleanor Goodman is an American poet, writer, and translator of Chinese. Her 2014 translation of the poems of Wang Xiaoni, Something Crosses My Mind, was an international finalist for the Griffin Poetry Prize and a winner of the American Literary Translators Association's Lucien Stryk Prize for excellence in translation.