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Shanna Tan

Shanna Tan is a literary translator working from Korean, Chinese and Japanese into English. She was selected for the 2021/22 National Centre for Writing Emerging Translator Mentorship programme (mentored by Anton Hur for Korean prose) and the 2022 American Literary Translators Association (ALTA) Emerging Translator Mentorship programme (mentored by Julia Sanches for literature from Singapore). She is the translator of the bestselling Welcome to the Hyunam-dong Bookshop by Hwang Bo-reum (Bloomsbury, 2023). Her forthcoming work include several popular Korean fiction titles and a creative non-fiction Singaporean Chinese work. Publishers she is working with include Doubleday, MacLehose Press and more. She is based in Singapore.


Twitter: @heyimshanna

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