Michael Day

Michael Day is a traveler, writer, and translator from Chinese and Japanese whose work has appeared in the Los Angeles Review of Books: China Channel, Words Without Borders, Chicago Quarterly Review, and Massachusetts Review. He has worked with authors including Lu Min, Chen Cun, Chi Zijian, and Yumiko Kurahashi. His awards include first place in the 2015 Bai Meigui Prize for Chinese to English Literary Translation, second place in the 2018–2019 John Dryden Translation Competition, and the 2020 Jules Chametzky Translation Prize.