PEN-supported novelist A Yi joins Adam Brooke, author of Night Heron, and Paul French, author of Midnight in Peking, to discuss whether Asia is the perfect setting for the modern day thriller. A highly entertaining and adrenalin filled night, where the lines between fact and fiction will blur – not to be missed! A Yi’s
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What translators can do to promote ‘their’ books?
English PEN talks to the translators of some of our award-winning books. Next in the series is Gregor Benton, whose translation of Mei Zhi’s memoir Hu Feng’s Prison Years won an award in 2013
English PEN has gathered a collection of top translation tips from established and award-winning translators. Every fortnight we publish advice from a different translator on how to improve your translation skills. This week Nicky Harman, a translator of Chinese literature, shares her tips. 1. Keep your ears open for every bit of spoken language in