Chenxin Jiang

Chenxin Jiang was born in Singapore and grew up in Hong Kong. She is a recent graduate of Princeton University, where she studied comparative literature. Chenxin presently lives and works in London, where she has led workshops on translating Chinese poetry for the Poetry Translation Centre. She received a commendation in the 2010 John Dryden Translation Competition, and is the 2011 recipient of the Susan Sontag Prize for Translation, as well as a 2011 PEN Translation Fund grant. Chenxin’s translations of Jan Wagner’s poems have also appeared in Poetry London and World Literature Today. (2011)


Winter 2011 (Issue 06), botanical garden