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John Gery

Translator, Chinese
John Gery (born in 1953) is an American poet, critic, collaborative translator, and editor. He has published seven books of poetry, a critical work on the treatment of nuclear annihilation in American poetry, two co-edited volumes of literary criticism and two co-edited anthologies of contemporary poetry, as well as a co-authored biography and guidebook on Ezra Pound’s Venice. He has collaborated on numerous translations, including from Armenian (with Vahe Baladouni), Serbian (with Biljana D. Obradović), Chinese (with Xiaobin Yang and Guiming Wang), Italian (with Caterina Ricciardi and Massimo Bacigalupo), and French (with Ivan Zaknic). (Photo credit: Ktlewis9)