Thursday, April 09, 2015
The Landscape of Mind by Jianqing Zheng (2001)
The Landscape of Mind
Slapering Hol Press
Sleepy Hollow, NY
#340 of 500 printed. 29 pages. Hand-sewn binding. This book is the winner of the 2001 Slapering Hol Press contest. Mr. Zheng was born in China and was forced into "re-education" from farmers. Jianqing Zheng, Greenwood, Mississippi, is professor and chair of English at Mississippi Valley State University. He is the editor of Valley Voices: A Literary Review. A noted Wright scholar, Zheng's work on the writer has appeared in the Explicator, Southern Quarterly, Modern Haiku, Frogpond, Notes on Contemporary Literature, and other periodicals.
These poems are luscious. Well worthwhile. DO find and read.