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Essays, Reviews, & Interviews

Sze-Lorrain is a member of PEN.

Between 2002 and 2007, she worked on assignments in fashion journalism, music and art criticism, dramaturgy, and gastronomy in New York, Paris, and Southeast Asia.

She writes occasional poetry reviews and nonfiction, including essays on art, translation, photography, contemporary theatre, food, orchids, and French cultural studies for art catalogues, literary journals, industry magazines, and academic sites.

An Accidental Memoirist: The Education of a Young Poet
by David Biespiel

Kenyon Review, December 2018

Poems Argue with One Another: Natasha Sajé

Poetry Society of America, June 2018

Poetry Today: Hand Notes on Translation

Antioch Review, Vol. 75 No. 4

Bodies and Paintings:
Gao Xingjian's After the Flood

Gao Xingjian and Transmedia Aesthetics.

Eds. Mabel Lee and Liu Jianmei.

Cambria Press, 2018.

The Song Is Always There: Maureen N. McLane

Poetry Society of America, February 2018

Laudomia Bonanni and The Reprisal

Prairie Schooner (blog), June 2015

Les Enfants terribles: Victor Hugo and Aimé Césaire

Poetry Salzburg Review, Spring 2014

Milo De Angelis's Theme of Farewell and After-Poems

Words Without Borders, July 2013

The Shadow of the Sunflower

Poetry London, Autumn 2012

Liu Xiaobo's June Fourth Elegies

Words without Borders, July 2012

Return to Image

Hayden's Ferry Review (blog), April 2012

Aharon Shabtai's War & Love, Love & War

Words Without Borders, December 2010

It First Began in the Streets: Just Kids by Patti Smith

Cerise Press, Fall/Winter 2010-11

Emmanuel Moses's He and I

Words Without Borders, March 2010

C'est la douce France

Alimentum, November 2009

Blood River by Tim Butcher

Bookbrowse, 2008

Photo: Gao Xing Jian and Fiona Sze-Lorrain

"Cinema, too, is literature"—
Conversing with Gao Xingjian

Modern Chinese Literature and Culture, March 2008

Qiu Ju Goes to Court: Relating Cinematic Art to Juridical Reality

Asian Cinema, Vol. 17 No. 2, Fall/Winter 2006

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