Translated by Eleanor Goodman, Zephyr Press, 2014
Something Crosses My Mind 有甚么在我心里一过 spans twenty years of Wang Xiaoni’s poetry and is her first book to appear in English. The jintian [今天] series of contemporary literature features new and innovative writing from mainland China and abroad. Titles in the series are edited by Bei Dao, Lydia H. Liu, and Christopher Mattison. A collaborative venture between Zephyr Press, the Jintian Literary Foundation, and The Chinese University Press, each bilingual title highlights the ever-changing literary culture of China while simultaneously expanding the English language with a wave of new voices in translation. Shortlisted for the Griffin Poetry Prize 2015.