Li Yuyao, Executive Editor of Foreign Literature and Arts, will guide participants through an overview of the current situation in publishing at Shanghai Translation Publishing House, China's largest comprehensive professional translation publishing house, exploring how Singaporean writers might break into the Chinese publishing industry. Beginning from the initial selection of topics, Li Yuyao will lead an in-depth discussion of the publication process, editing, proofreading, and other publishing processes, allowing participants to gain insight into the current status of traditional publishing in Mainland China. She will also offer suggestions regarding the textual norms in the process of English-to-Chinese translation and how to better align the translated texts with the reading habits of Chinese readers.
This session will be conducted in the Chinese language.
This workshop is for beginning, emerging, and established writers working in the Chinese language who hope to break into the Mainland market.
Co-presented by Tender Leaves Translation and Singapore Book Council.
About the trainer: Li Yuyao
李玉瑶，上海译文出版社《外国文艺》（Foreign Literature and Art）执行主编，上海翻译家协会理事。编辑出版过菲利普・罗斯（Philip Roth）、理查德・耶茨（Richard Yates）等作家的作品，译作有《传家之物》（Family Furnishings，by Alice Munro）《快乐影子之舞》（Dance of the Happy Shades，by Alice Munro）《岛上书店》（The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry，by Gabrielle Zevin）《房间》（Room，by Emma Donoghue）《玛格丽特小镇》（Margarettown，by Gabrielle Zevin）《与狼共舞》（Dances with Wolves，by Michael Blake）《激情》（The Passion，by Jeanette Winterson）等二十余部。
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