Founding Publisher/Editor-in-Chief of Poetry Pacific:: Changming Yuan, 4-time Pushcart nominee and author of Chansons of a Chinaman and Politics and Poetics, grew up in an impoverished village in central southern 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, a bilingual community publication based in Saskatoon and served as its chief editor until 1992. Since he obtained his PhD in English from U of S in 1996, he has been teaching independently in Vancouver. Changming began to write poetry in English during a family trip to Banff in early August 2004; since mid-2005, he has had over 800 poems appearing in more than 600 literary journals/anthologies across 24 countries, including Asia Literary Review, Best Canadian Poetry (2009, 2012), BestNewPoemsOnline, Exquisite Corpse, In Other Words, Istanbul Literary Review, Kwani?, LiNQ, London Magazine, Paris/Atlantic, Poetry Kanto, Poetry Salzburg Review, SAND, Saraba Magazine and Taj Mahal Review. With his teenager poet son Allen Qing Yuan, Changming founded Poetry Pacific on the Remembrance Day of 2012 - all poetry submissions are welcome year round at firstname.lastname@example.org. For more detail or guidelines, please take a look at poetrypacific.blogspot.ca.