Feng Na was born in 1985, in Lijiang, Yunnan province, China. She is ethnically Bai. Feng works in her alma mater, Sun Yat-sen University, and is a member of China Writers Association. Her poetry collections include A Night Above the Clouds, In Search of Cranes, and most recently, Chosen Night, Numberless Lights, where the poems included here appear. She is currently the 12th poet-in-residence for Capital Normal University.