Nicky Harman

Nicky Harman

Co-Chair of the Translators Assocation

Nicky Harman translates fiction, non-fiction and poetry, from Chinese.

In addition to translating, she writes occasional blogs, mentors new translators, teaches summers schools and reviews translated books for Tribune magazine. She is active on the Chinese translation website Paper-Republic.org and is currently working with the Writing Chinese project 2014-2016 at Leeds University. She won first prize in the 2013 China International Translation Contest, Chinese-to-English section, with Jia Pingwa’s ‘Backflow River’. She tweets, with Helen Wang, @cfbcuk, China Fiction Book Club.