Two Chinese books shortlisted for the TA First Translation Prize
-- Natascha Bruce (translator) and Jeremy Tiang (editor) for the translation of Lonely Face by Yeng Pway Ngon (Balestier Press)
-- William Spence (translator) and Tomasz Hoskins (editor) for the translation of The Promise: Love and Loss in Modern China by XinRan Xue (I B Tauris)
The TA First Translation Prize is shared between the translator and editor (recognising the importance of a good editor). The winners will be announced on 12 Feb 2020.