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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

READ PAPER REPUBLIC hooks up with two UK organisations

By Nicky Harman, published

A key part of the READ PAPER REPUBLIC project, apart from publishing complete short stories every #TranslationThurs for a year, has been to make sure that people read them. So we linked up with two UK organisations with a special interest in literary translation and...fast-forward a few weeks ......produced a video of a discussion between writer Dorothy Tse, Dave Haysom (Pathlight and R P R editor) and me.

The video of the complete discussion is now online at the Free Word Centre, along with a short illustrated blog they asked me to write to introduce the video: https://www.freewordcentre.com/blog/2015/07/the-story-of-a-story/. "On July 4th 2015, an author, a translator and an editor were invited by Writing Chinese (White Rose East Asia Centre, Leeds University) and Leeds Writers Circle, to discuss how a Chinese short story makes it into English, and to the western reader........"

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