Feng Dong is associate professor of English at Qingdao University and a visiting fellow at the University of Pennsylvania in 2019. At present, he is reading Paul Celan’s poetry as a particular instantiation of the essential strangeness of being. Feng has published essays on contemporary poetry in College Literature, Partial Answers, Concentric, and other journals. He is the author of Desire and Infinity in W. S. Merwin’s Poetry. He has also published a volume of poems Speculative Patient under the name Peter Feng.