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Eleanor Goodman’s book of translations, Something Crosses My Mind: Selected Poems of Wang Xiaoni (Zephyr Press, 2014) was the recipient of a 2013 PEN/Heim Translation Grant and winner of the 2015 Lucien Stryk Prize. The book was also shortlisted for the International Griffin Prize. She is a Research Associate at Harvard University’s Fairbank Center for Chinese Studies. She is at work on several new translations, including a collection of poetry by Zang Di and a book of short stories by Wang Xiaoni.
Jeremy Tiang has translated more than ten books from Chinese, including work by Su Wei-chen, Yu Qiuyu, Yan Geling, Zhang Yueran and Yeng Pway Ngon. He also writes and translates plays, and his own short story collection, It Never Rains on National Day, was published by Epigram Books in 2015. Jeremy has been awarded the People's Literature Prize Mao-tai Cup for Translation, an NEA Literary Translation Fellowship, a Henry Luce Foundation Translation Fellowship at the Vermont Studio Center, and a PEN/ Heim Translation Grant.
Roddy Flagg accidentally moved to China after graduating in something entirely irrelevant, and surprised himself by ending up earning a living translating Chinese and running websites. He left China after ten years and is now living in London, where he continues to surprise himself.