Helen Wang

Helen Wang is Curator of East Asian Money at the British Museum, and author of non-fiction books such as Money on the Silk Road: The Evidence from Eastern Central Asia to c. AD 800 to Chairman Mao Badges: Symbols and Slogans of the Cultural Revolution. She’s also a translator of Chinese literature, a contributor to the Paper Republic website, and part of the team behind Read Paper Republic, publishing a short story, poem or essay translated from Chinese – one a week for a year. Find her on twitter at @helenwanglondon.


The End of the Only Child Era

FOR 30 YEARS the one-child policy was one of the first things people learned about China. I learned about it in ...

The End of the Only Child Era
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Open to any author writing in English about the Chicanx/Latinx experience, the Rivera Book Prize is committed to the discovery and fostering of extraordinary writing by a first-time or early career author whose work examines the long and varied contributions of Chicanx/Latinx in the US. The Rivera Book Prize aims to provide a platform that showcases the emerging literary talent of the Chicanx/Latinx community, to cultivate the next generation of Chicanx/Latinx writers, and to continue the rich literary memory of Tomás Rivera, Chicano author, poet, activist, and educator.

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