He Li (Chinese: 何鲤;
Pinyin: "Hé Lǐ") was a Chinese young poet, chairman of the China Nationwide High School Students Literature Association (全国中学生文学社联合会). Liu Xiaosen, [http://www.people.com.cn/GB/paper464/10500/955588.html 何鲤“龙门”三跳] (He Li's Three Steps Forward), in " People's Daily" Section 10, October 29, 2003. ] His father is He Jiuying, a professor at Beijing University.
He was educated at the
High School of Peking University(北京大学附属中学) from 1984 to 1990. He began to write poems when he was 13 years old. [http://edu.sina.com.cn/y/news/2005-08-09/144641092.html 90届校友何鲤：爱之路] (Road of Love), sina.com, August 9, 2005. ] He became one of notable young poets in the 1980s in China [ Jiang Hongwei, [http://www.xc63.com/cwb/20/02.htm 上个世纪八十年代中学生校园诗坛历史备忘录] (The Historical Memorandum of the Middle and High School Poems in the 1980s). ] and was popular among many young readers. ] He received his A.B.degree from Beijing Universityin 1995, M.A degree from University of California, Berkeleyin 1999, and J.D.degree from Yale Law Schoolin 2003. After graduation, he worked in Davis Polk & WardwellLaw Firm. ]
He Li published many poems and proses in "
China Youth Daily", " People's Literature" (人民文学), and other newspapers and journals when he was in middle and high schools. ] In 1988, when he was around 15 years old, his pomes were published in "Selected Poems of the Chinese Child Poets" (中国小诗人诗选, ISBN 7-5007-0400-3).
He Li published his first collection of his poems, "Shengming de Doudian" (生命的逗点, ISBN 7-5301-0220-6), in 1990.
Ke Yan(柯岩), a Chinese poet, wrote the forewordfor this book.
He Li's another collection of poems, "Chenchuan Hou de Hai" (沉船后的海, ISBN 7-80581-707-3), was published in 1993 in The Fourth Generation of Poets Series (第四代诗人丛书).
*1990: "Shengming de Doudian" (生命的逗点), Beijing Children Press, ISBN 7-5301-0220-6.
*1993: "Chenchuan Hou de Hai" (沉船后的海),
Jieli Publishing House, ISBN 7-80581-707-3.
*2003, "Cong Wenhua dao Baquan" (从文化到霸权, translation of "From Culture to Hegemony" by
Dick Hebdige), in "Shi Mingdeng haishi Huanxiang" (是明灯还是幻象, edited by Han Shaogongand Jiang Zidan), Yunnan People's Press, ISBN 7-222-03433-1.
* [http://www.dpw.com/lawyers/bio/lihe.htm He Li's profile at Davis Polk & Wardwell's Website]
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