Red Pine

Red  Pine

Red Pine (Bill Porter) is a well-known translator of classical Chinese philosophy and poetry, including translations of the Platform Sutra, the Diamond Sutra, and the Lankavatara Sutra. He won the 1996 PEN West Prize for Guide to Catching a Plum Blossom. He has lived and traveled extensively throughout China, having lived in Taiwan and Hong Kong. He resides in the town of Port Townsend, Washington.