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Changming Yuan [pen name of Yuan Wumin], 8-time Pushcart nominee, grew up in a remote village in mid-south China, began to learn the English alphabet at the age of 19 in Shanghai, and published several monographs before moving to Canada as an international student. While pursuing his graduate studies in University of Saskatchewan, he helped establish the Saskatchewan Chinese Monthly, and served as its chief editor until 1992. Since he obtained his PhD in English, he has been tutoring in Vancouver. Changming started to write poetry in English in early August 2004 during his first family sightseeing tour to Banff; since mid-2005, he has had poetry appearing in more than 800 literary journals/anthologies across 29 countries, which include Asia Literary Review, Best Canadian Poetry (2009, 2012), BestNewPoemsOnline, In Other Words, Istanbul Review, Kwani?, LiNQ, London Magazine, Paris/Atlantic, Poetry Kanto, Poetry Salzburg Review, SAND, Saraba Magazine, Taj Mahal Review, Threepenny Review, Two Thirds North and Voice Israel Poetry Anthology. On the Remembrance Day of 2012, Yuan co-founded with his teenager poet son Allen Qing Yuan Poetry Pacific at, a quarterly e.journal based in Vancouver; exactly one year later, he established Poetry Pacific Press (PP Press) at Changming keeps a blogsite with Allen at

Selected Publications::
1. Chansons of a Chinaman [Paperback]. Murfreesboro, TN: Leaf Garden Press, 2009.

2. Politics and Poetics: A Comparative Study of John Keats and Li He [Paperback; Monograph]. Berlin: LAP, 2009.

3. Waiting [e.Chapbook]. Red Box Kite, 2012.

4. Landscaping [Paperback]. San Jacinto, California: Flutter Press, July, 2013.

5. Plein Air [Paperback; Micro Chapbook]. Origami Poems Project, 2013.

Recent Interviews::
1. Silver Blade [US; Dec., 2012]

2. Nostrovia!Poetry [US; Apr., 2013]

3. Horrified Press [UK; Apr., 2013]

4. PANK [US; Apr., 2013]

5. Six Questions For...[US; 2 July,2013]

6. World Poetry Cafe Radio Show - CFRO 100.5FM[Canada; 21 Jan 2014] htttp://
7/ Driftwood Press [US. Apr., 2014]
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Pushcart Nominations::
1. "Chansons of a Chinaman," nominated by my first poetry book publisher Leaf Garden Press for a Pushcart Prize for 2009. [link::].
2. "S. E. W. N," nominated by Blue Fifth Review for a Pushcart Prize for 2009. []. Also, originally published by BFR, my poem "Last Single Sale" was selected for inclusion in Best New Poems Online;
3. "Word Collage: A Democratic Poem," nominated by Carcinogenic Poetry (Virgogray Press) for a Puschcart prize for 2010. [link::];
4. "SAWS: A Seasonal Poem," nominated by Wilderness House Literary Review for a Pushcart prize for 2011. [link::];
5. "Kinship: for Yuan Hongqi." nominated by Mobius, the Poetry Magazine for a Pushcart Prize for 2012 [link::];
6. “Read,” nominated by Yellow Medicine Review [] for a Pushcart Prize for 2013;
7. "Y," nominated by Sleet Magazine for a Pushcart Prize for 2013 [link::];
8. "Natural Confrontations," nominated by The Binnacles for a Pushcart Prize for 2013 [link::];
Literary Awards::
1.     “Extraordinary Poem Award (2012),” offered by The Sons of Camus Writers International for my long poem “Chinese Legends Modernized”
2.     “Hall of Fame Certificate (2013),” presented by Torrid Literature Publishing Group for my poem “Me & Sand,” [link::

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