Professor Jiayan Mi (penname Jialu Mi) completed his M.A. in Comparative Literature at Peking University, and his Ph.D.s in English, Comparative Literature and Visual Culture at The Chinese University of Hong Kong and the University of California at Davis. He works mainly on Literature and Chinese Modernity, East-West Comparative Poetics, New Chinese/Asian Cinema and Asian American Diaspora Literature as well as being a professor at The College of New Jersey. In addition to the publication of articles in both Chinese and English on visual and cinematic culture, globalization and cultural consumption, and East-West literary, postcolonial and gender politics, he has authored Self-Fashioning and Reflexive Modernity in Modern Chinese Poetry, 1919-1949 (2004), edited Poetry Across Oceans: An Anthology of Chinese American Diaspora Poetry （2014） and Chinese Ecocinema in the Age of Environmental Challenge (2009, co-edited with Sheldon Lu).
Below is a link to read Professor Jiayan Mi’s poems.