The Poet and the Poem
Featured Lai Fong Wong and Andrew Wong
Click here for Andrew Wong and Lai Fong Wong podcast.mp3
Lai Fong Wong grew up in multi-cultural cities Macau and Hong Kong and is now residing in Rockville MD. Wong's career includes college professor, curator, supervisory consultant on creative arts, and art designer/entrepreneur. Lai Fong Wong, is represented by the international artwork online platform 1stDibs, she will debut her solo art exhibitions at the Woman's National Democratic Club and Arts Club in Washington in the Spring, 2024. Wong's poetry anthology and art album book, "Poesy Spectrum Flows," vividly demonstrates her poetry, and her paintings. These visual works signify Zen minimalism, spontaneity, as well as imaginative fantasy. Her latest book is "Fire On The Zen"
(New Academia Publishers)
Andrew Wang Fat Wong is the last President of Hong Kong's Legislative Council before sovereignty reverted in 1997 to China. He first picked up this fascinating hobby in 2007 and has so far been concentrating on the "jueju" or quatrain (4-lined verse) of the Tang Dynasty venturing occasionally into other forms of classical Chinese poetry. His book 60 Chinese poems in English Verse published in 2021 is a collection of 60 Tang Dynasty (618907) Chinese 4-line poems (quatrains) he has rendered in verse form into English. These are all new translations.