Nicky Harman (translator, UK)

Nicky Harman

Nicky Harman translates contemporary Chinese literature and teaches translation at Imperial College London. She has translated a number of prize-winning authors, ranging from Xinran to Hong Ying, Han Dong and, most recently, Zhang Ling. She translates both fiction and non-fiction, poetry and prose. She is also involved in a number of initiatives that bring publishers and translators together and helps to promote the training of new translators from Chinese. Her projects include the website, the Translation Summer School at the University of East Anglia and the recently established mentorship scheme for new translators run by the UK Translators Association.