He Li

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 University in 1995, M.A degree from University of California, Berkeley in 1999, and J.D. degree from Yale Law School in 2003. After graduation, he worked in Davis Polk & Wardwell Law 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 foreword for 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).

elected publications

*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 Shaogong and Jiang Zidan), Yunnan People's Press, ISBN 7-222-03433-1.


External links

* [http://www.dpw.com/lawyers/bio/lihe.htm He Li's profile at Davis Polk & Wardwell's Website]

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