Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | Dream Big (271)

I was born 1971, Phu Nhuan, Saigon, Vietnam. My family and I were a part of the first exodus of boat people after the Vietnam war. In March 1981, we settled in Sydney, Australia. I graduated with a bachelor of Pharmacy at the University of Sydney. I have been translating Vietnamese literature for the past five years in my search to better understand my mother’s language and culture. My translations have been shared through blogging over the past year. I am still a registered pharmacist practicing in Western Sydney. I hope to continue translating, and continue to share Vietnamese art and literature, beyond borders on SONGNGUTAITRAM.
(July 2021)

Nào nào ai vào đây học tiếng Anh với dược sĩ nè? Nếu anh Mỹ kia đối thoại với tôi được bằng tiếng Việt thì ai cũng học tiếng Anh được nhé.

Ai đủ can đảm nào? Đúng rồi tôi thách đó, sáu năm học một mình thấy cũng buồn nha..

Another language is another gateway to another world.


By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

There's magic in translating a body of work from one language to another.

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