Andrea Lingenfelter

Andrea Lingenfelter is the translator of Farewell My Concubine by Lilian Lee, Candy by Mian Mian, The Changing Room: Selected Poetry of Zhai Yongming (2012 Northern California Book Award winner), and The Kite Family by Hon Lai Chu (NEA Translation Fellowship awardee). She is currently translating Wang Anyi’s multi-generational historical novel Scent of Heaven, and her translation of Wang’s novella “The Sanctimonious Cobbler” was published in 2016 (University of Oklahoma Press). Future plans include a 2018 residency at the Vermont Studio Center with Hong Kong-based poet Cao Shuying. She currently teaches transla- tion and Chinese literature at USF and is affiliated with Mills College’s MFA in Translation program.