Yan An

Yan An is one of the most famous poets in contemporary China, author of fourteen full-length poetry collections including his most famous poetry collection 整理石头 (Rock Arrangement) that has won him the sixth Lu Xun Literary Prize, one of China’s top four literary prizes. He is the winner of various national awards and prizes. He is also the Vice President of the Shaanxi Writers Association and the head and Executive Editor-in-Chief of the literary journal 延河 (Yan River), one of the oldest and most famous literary journals in Northwestern China. In addition, he is a national committee member of the Poetry Committee of the China Writers Association.