anna yin

Anna Yin was born in China and immigrated to Canada in 1999. She has authored five poetry books, including Wings Toward Sunlight (2011) and Inhaling the Silence (2013), which were published by Mosaic Press. Anna has won a number of poetry awards, including the 2005 Ted Plantos Memorial Award, the 2010/2014 MARTY Literary Arts Awards and the 2013 Professional Achievement Award from CPAC. Her poems in English & Chinese and ten translations by her were in a Canadian Studies textbook used by Humber College. She has been interviewed by CBC Radio, Rogers TV , CCTV and TalentVisionTV etc. Anna was a finalist for Canada’s Top 25 Canadian Immigrants Award in 2011 and in 2012. Her poems were published by Arc Poetry, the New York Times, China Daily, Rice Paper Magazine, World Journal etc. “Still Life” from her book “Wings Toward Sunlight” was selected to displayed on 700 buses in 13 cities across Canada for the Poetry In Transit project. She is currently Ontario representative for the League of Canadian Poets.
My poetry journey video clip: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m5WWbNoIi7o

Web: http://annapoetry.com


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Works by anna yin

A Woman Within a House
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After Reading Ted Hughes'
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Still Life
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For Irving Layton
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A Chinese Nightingale
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Wings Toward Sunlight
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Inhaling the Silence
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