Chenxin Jiang studied literature at Princeton University. She received a 2011 PEN Translation Fund grant, as well as the 2011 Susan Sontag Prize for Translation, an award given each year to one translator under the age of thirty. Her translations have been published in Pathlight, Poetry London, World Literature Today, Hayden’s Ferry ReviewNo Man’s Land. Chenxin was a 2011–12 candidate in the British Centre for Literary Translation’s mentoring scheme for emerging translators, mentored by Howard Curtis. She held a 2015-16 visiting fellowship at Fudan University and she is currently a PhD student in the Committee on Social Thought at the University of Chicago.