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Kelly Zhang

Portrait of writer and translator Kelly Zhang

Kelly Zhang

Kelly Zhang is a Chinese Canadian children’s book author and a cross-genre literary translator working between Chinese and English. Her prose translations have appeared in the New York Times, Sine Theta Magazine, Journey Planet, and the Paper Republic....

Kelly’s debut picture book Take Me to Laolao is forthcoming from Quill Tree/HarperCollins in January 2024. Her translation of the picture book Grandma’s Roof Garden and the upper middle-grade novel Tilted Sky are forthcoming from Levine Querido in Spring 2024.

Kelly is the inaugural Translator Coordinator for SCBWI Canada East, as well as a regular contributor to the WorldKidLit Blog.

Connect with Kelly on Twitter (@KellyZhang_YL).

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Articles by Kelly Zhang

The covers of the nine books featured in the list: Suee and the Strange White Light, The House...