Posts Tagged: chinese

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A license to thrill: PEN-supported writer A Yi at Asia House

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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Translation Tips: Nicky Harman

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

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