Dong LI was born and raised in P.R. China. His honors include fellowships from Yaddo, Vermont Studio Center, Millay Colony, and elsewhere. His work has appeared or is forthcoming in Kenyon Review, Conjunctions, Black Warrior Review, Cincinnati Review, manskripte (Austria, in German translation), and others. Li is also editor-at-large (China) for the translation journal Asymptote. Li will be the German Chancellor Fellow with the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation (2015-2016) as well as Literature Fellow at Akademie Schloss Solitude (2015-2017).