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

Sun Yisheng / Nicky Harman

Sarah Stanton

Sarah Stanton grew up in Perth, Western Australia. Halfway through university, she abandoned a promising career in not having much of a career when she transferred from an opera performance course into a Chinese language major, having fallen for the Middle Kingdom more or less overnight. After three ecstatic years cheating lung cancer in Beijing, she has settled in San Francisco as a freelance translator, editor, and writer. Find her online at http://www.theduckopera.com or tweeting @theduckopera.



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