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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Poppy Toland


Poppy Toland is a London-based freelance literary translator. She studied Chinese at Leeds University and lived in Beijing for four years during which time she worked as an editor for Time Out Beijing and field research supervisor for the BBC's Wild China TV series.


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