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Jeremy Tiang

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BA University College Oxford
MA Kings College London
MA University of the Arts London

Jeremy Tiang

Jeremy Tiang (he/ they) is a novelist, playwright and literary translator. They have translated over twenty books from across the Chinese-speaking world, including novels by Yeng Pway Ngon, Yan Ge, Lo Yi-Chin, Liu Xinwu and Zhang Yueran. Their plays include Salesman之死 and A Dream of Red Pavilions, and translations of plays by Chen Si’an and Wei Yu-Chia. Their novel State of Emergency won the Singapore Literature Prize in 2018, and their short story collection It Never Rains on National Day was shortlisted for the same prize. They are the co-editor with Dr. Kavita Bhanot of Violent Phenomena: 21 Essays on Translation. In 2022, Tiang was the Princeton University Translator-in-Residence and an International Booker Prize judge.

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Fall 2022
ENGL 339 - 02
Intermediate Fiction Workshop

ENGL 364 - 01
Writing Multilingually

Spring 2023
ENGL 296 - 02
Techniques of Fiction