Nicky Harman

Nicky Harman lives in the UK and translates full-time from Chinese. She focusses on fiction, literary non- fiction, and occasionally poetry, by authors such as Chen Xiwo, Han Dong, Hong Ying, Jia Pingwa, Dorothy Tse, Xinran, Xu Xiaobin,Yan Ge, Yan Geling and Zhang Ling. When not translating, she works on Paper- Republic.org, including the Read Paper Republic project, posting and promoting free-to-viewshort stories translated from Chinese. She organizes translation-focused events, mentors new translators, gives regular talks and workshops on translation, and judges translation competitions. She was co-Chair of the Translators Association (Society of Authors, UK) from 2014 to 2017. She blogs on Asian Books Blog, and tweets, with Helen Wang, as China Fiction Book Club@cfbcuk.

March 28,  8:00 PM – TRANSLATING CHINA’S THOMAS HARDY: JIA PINGWA

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