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 Paper-Republic.org, 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.