“You’re stepping on my shadow, please back off,” she said.

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Feature on translator Shelly Bryant in The Straits Times

http://www.straitstimes.com/singapore/nothings-lost-in-translation-for-this-poet

Ms Bryant became well-known on the local literary scene after she translated local writer and Cultural Medallion winner Chew Kok Chang's short stories about Singaporeans' experiences abroad in Other Cities, Other Lives for Epigram Books in 2013, followed by In Time, Out Of Place, a collection of travel stories by You Jin, another Cultural Medallion winner, earlier this year. They came after her successful translations of three novels by Chinese writer Sheng Keyi, namely Northern Girls and Fields Of White for Penguin Books, and Death Fugue for Giramondo Books.

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