Peng Lun

Peng Lun is a Chinese publisher and literary translator. He was Deputy Editor of Shanghai 99 and has published many international writers, including Mario Vargas Llosa, J. M. G. le Clezio, Patrick Modiano, Julio Cortazar, William Trevor, Philip Roth, Michael Ondaatje, Colm Toibin, Javier Marias, Paul Auster,and Colum McCann. In 2017 he set up his own imprint, Archipel Press, and will publish authors like Colm Toibin, Colin Barrett, Sally Rooney, Denis Johnson,Demenico Starnone, etc.  He also works as a foreign rights agent for several Chinese writers. Literary works he has translated include: Patrimony: A TrueStory (Philip Roth), Everyman (Philip Roth), At Random: The Reminiscences of Bennett Cerf (Bennett Cerf), and Max Perkins: Editor Of Genius (A. Scott Berg). His current translation project is Avid Reader: A Life (Robert Gottlieb). In 2017, He was named as “Editor of the Year” by One-way Street Bookstore Award.

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