Bruce Humes is the founder of AfroLit4China, a database of African literature in China. He is a bilingual publishing professional with three decades of experience working in mainland China, Hong Kong, and Taiwan. He directed editorial content for China’s leading management portal, Chief Executive China. He is a translator of contemporary Chinese fiction, including Chi Zijian’s Last Quarter of the Moon and Wei Hui’s long-time best seller Shanghai Baby.
Since the 1980s, 106 African authors and 269 titles have been translated into the Chinese. Here, an insider provides an overview of the last two years, and a preview of 2022.
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