Nicky Harman, the co-chair of the Translators Association, translates fiction, and occasionally non-fiction and poetry, from Chinese. Her authors include Chen Xiwo, Han Dong, Chan Koonchung, Hong Ying, Yan Ge, Yan Geling and Zhang Ling. She also 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.