6th - 22nd October 2017

Manchester Translation

Nicky Hardman & Ding Liying in Manchester Town Hall

  • Nicky Hardman & Ding Liying in Manchester Town Hall

Manchester Literature Festival commissioned the first English translation of the short story Family Secrets by Shanghai writer Ding Liying. The story was translated by Nicky Harman and presented at a live discussion event programmed in association with the Confucius Institute at the University of Manchester on October 19th 2010. You can download the English version of the story above. Family Secrets also featured in Shi Cheng, Short Stories from Urban China published by Comma press.