Kelly Zhang

Author, Literary Translator - Freelancer/Self-employed , Canada

Kelly Zhang is a Chinese Canadian author and literary translator working between Chinese and English. She is passionate about promoting contemporary Sinophone literature through translation, and seeks especially to uplift the voices of women writers and marginalized creatives.
Kelly’s writing and translations have appeared in the New York Times for Kids, Sine Theta magazine, Read Paper Republic, Journey Planet, and the WorldKidLit Blog. Her book-length translations, including a picture book and a middle-grade novel, are forthcoming with Levine Querido in 2024. Her original picture book, TAKE ME TO LAOLAO, comes out with HarperCollins in January 2024.

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