Author of the Month

This September we feature author Guo Xuebo 郭雪波 and an excerpt from his novel Mongolia, translated by Bruce Humes.

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Book Reviews

Want to read more of new Chinese writing in translation but unsure where to start? Let our reviewers guide you to some real gems!

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Events

All are welcome to join our author readings, translation masterclasses, competitions, workshops and symposia.

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Resources

Developed with Paper Republic and the IOE Confucius Institute, click here for lots more resources on new Chinese writing, for both teachers and general readers.

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We are a dynamic network, based at the University of Leeds, UK. Bringing together writers, translators, publishers, literary agents and academics working in the field of contemporary Chinese literature, we aim to foster closer links and dialogue, and to help promote contemporary Chinese writing in the English-speaking world.

We run a thriving programme of events, competitions and online features, and work closely with Paper Republic and other partners.

The Centre originates in the Writing Chinese project which began in 2014 and was funded by the UK’s Arts and Humanities Research Council, originally through the White Rose East Asia Centre (WREAC).

我们是英国利兹大学的一个动态网站,旨在连接中国当代文学领域的作家、译者、出版商、文学经纪人以及学者,加强他们之间更加密切的联系与交流,从而促进英语世界的中国当代文学写作。我们开展一系列丰富多彩的活动,包括大型活动、翻译比赛和线上活动。此外,我们还和纸托邦及其他伙伴具有密切的合作关系。本中心源自2014年开始的“汉语写作”项目。项目最初以白玫瑰东亚研究中心(WREAC)为中介,受到英国艺术与人文研究委员会的资助。

Blog, news, and events

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This year, our symposium is focusing on non-Han literature and film, supported by a MEITS (Multilingualism: Empowering Individuals, Transforming Societies) grant...

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We will be holding a special event for the launch of the Leeds Centre for New Chinese Writing on July...

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Writing Chinese is proud to support the launch of the UK Chinese Writers Network, run by Mary Cooper and funded...

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In partnership with the Mandarin Teachers Network based at the Confucius Institute of the Institute of Education, London, we are developing...

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We are delighted that our Teaching Consultant and Advisory Board member Dr Theresa Munford, of St Gregory’s School in Bath,...

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We are delighted that our Teaching Consultant and Advisory Board member Dr Theresa Munford, of St Gregory’s School in Bath,...

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In the latest of our series of interviews with translators, we asked Anders Hansson and Bonnie S. McDougall to tell...

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“The Chinese Book Review Network plays an important role in supporting translation and promoting cultural exchange, and the Reviewers’ Weekend...

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