Julia Lovell teaches Chinese history and literature at the University of Cambridge. She has spent extended periods of time in China and has recently translated the prizewinning Chinese novel A Dictionary of Maqiao.
Words Without Borders opens doors to international exchange through translation, publication, and promotion of the best international literature. Every month we publish select prose and poetry on our site. In addition we develop print anthologies, work with educators to bring literature in translation into classrooms, host events with foreign authors, and maintain an extensive archive of global writing. read more »