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Translator Sophy Chen
Sophy Chen, her name, Lihua and family name, Chen, born in Lueyang, Hanzhong, Shannxi Provinve, China, is the Chinese contemporary poet, translator, and American English “Legendary Poet”. She graduated from English Institute of Xi’an Foreign Studies University in English Literature. She is the founder of “Sophy Poetry & Translation Website”, Paper “Sophy Poetry & Translation”(C-E) Magazine and “Sophy International Translation Publishing House” and the founder and leading lecturer of “Sophy English Forum”.
She began to write Chinese poetry in 1989 and English poetry in 2004, and translate Chinese Poetry into English poetry and English poetry into Chinese poetry in 2005. She won the annual “International Best Translator” Award 2012(C-E), the Chinese Contemporary Poetry (2013-2014) Translation Award(C-E), PENTASI B WORLD FEATURED POET 2018(E-E) and PENTASI B WORLD INSPIRATIONAL POET 2018(E-E). International Icon of Literature of “MEWADEV LAUREL AWARD – 2018”, India(E-E).
She translated and published six Chinese poetry collections into English, The Flower Swaying (2014), The Tibetan Incense(2014), The Outlook of Life (2014), The Different Tunes (2014), The Body Forward (2015), and A Poetry Biography for White Snake (2015). She published an English poetry collection, Sophy English Sonnets, Tuberose (2018).
She eidited and translated Paper “Sophy Poetry & Translation” (C-E) Magazine. Sophy Chen is the Host-Organizer & Sponsor of CHINA WORLD POETREE FESTIVAL 2019, PENTASI B World Fellowship, Mainland China, 2019.
1989年开始汉语诗歌写作、2004年开始英语诗歌写作、2005年开始英汉双语诗歌翻译。 获2012年度“国际最佳翻译家奖”（评选语言英汉双语）。“中国当代诗歌奖”（2013—2014）翻译奖（评选语言英汉双语）。获PENTASI B世界杰出诗人奖2018（评选语言英语）。PENTASI B 世界精神诗人奖2018（评选语言英语）。获米瓦德威 桂冠奖—2018 “国际文学偶像”（评选语言英语）。
主编主译 纸刊“苏菲诗歌&翻译”(英汉双语）杂志。苏菲是“中国•世界诗歌节2019”, PENTASI B世界联谊会，中国大陆2019授权主办方、组织人和赞助人。
ABOUT SOPHY CHEN (ANOTHER ONE)
Sophy Chen, Lihua Chen, is a Chinese contemporary poetess and translator.The founder of “Sophy Poetry & Translation Website”. In 1975, she was born in Lueyang County, Hanzhong City, Shaanxi Province of China. She graduated from English Institute of Xian Foreign Studies University in English Literature, and she teaches English in a foreign language institute till now.
She is now a chief editor of “Sophy Poetry & Translation Website” , a guest chief editor of The World Poets Quarterly (Multilingual) , a member of the Translators Association of China and researcher of the International Poetry Translation and Research Center , She began to write Chinese poetry in 1989, and she began to write English poetry in 2004 and then she began to publish the original poetry (English or Chinese) and translated poetry (English to Chinese or Chinese to English) officially in newspapers and magazines. She translated a part of poems in the Chinese-English Textbook 300 New Chinese Poems (1917-2012) and World Poetry Yearbook 2013/2014 and she also proofed the three books.
She was awarded the “Legendary Poet” in 2012 by the international renowned English poetry website (www.poetry.com). In the same year she won the annual “International Best Translator” Award 2012 issued by IPTRC. In 2014, she won the Chinese Contemporary Poetry (2013-2014) Translation Award.
She translated six Chinese poetry collections into English, The Flower Swaying (2014), the original author, Zhao Xingzhong, Tibetan Incense (2014),poetess Purple Shadow (ZiYing), and The Outlook of Life (2014), Yang Ruopeng, Different Tunes(2014) by poetess Greensleeves, and The Body Forward(2015) by painter TanJun, A Poetry Biography for White Snake by Liao Shidie ,etc.