Paul Kahn is an information architect working in Paris; he teaches that subject in Paris and Helsinki. Fred Buck has described him this way: "You're a confessionalist who's afraid to talk about himself. Your verse has always formed well to that - I delight in reading your poems because the apparent distortion is torque and meets itself, like a good joke or a revelation from god."
His most recent books are Travels/Meeting Drawings (Dynamic Diagrams 1998) and Mapping Websites (Rockport Publishers 2001), both collaborations with designer Krzysztof Lenk. His writing on Chinese poetry in translation includes Han Shan In English (White Pine, 1989). He the author of the American English adaptation of The Secret History of the Mongols (2nd edition: Cheng & Tsui, 1997), the thirteenth century Mongolian narrative of the life of Chingis (Genghis) Khan. He is the editor of NEW.