Author of this blog, Aiden Heung, born in 1989, currently lives in the city of Shanghai, the People’s Republic of China, a native Chinese who was born and raised on the edge of Tibetan Plateau and has spent all his life in China. He calls Shanghai home.
He graduated from the department of English Language and Literature at Tongji University Shanghai and works as a salesman by day and a poet at night writing in Chinese, English and occasionally German.
He is a member of the international house of poets (IHOP) in Shanghai, contributing his poems to various zines.
He is also an LGBT activist working with WorkforLGBT to promote tolerance and equality in the workplace for LGBT people in China.
Some of his favorite writers are Dostoevsky, Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Eugene O’Neill, Tennesee Williams, T.S.Eliot, C.P.Cavafy, Rainer Maria Rilke, Jorges Borges etc. He reads voraciously.
He was rejected two years in a roll by the creative writing program at Cornell, Brown, Boston University and NYU. Undaunted, He keeps writing and keeps practicing to become a better poet.
This blog serves as a place for some of Aiden’s published poems.
He is available on this site or via firstname.lastname@example.org, contact him for more poems.