Pauline Fan is a writer and literary translator. Her translations from German to Malay include works by Bertolt Brecht, Rainer Maria Rilke and Paul Celan. Her English translation of poems by Sarawak poet Kulleh Grasi, Tell Me, Kenyalang (Circumference Books, 2019), was shortlisted for the 2020 National Translation Award in Poetry and longlisted for the Best Translated Book Awards 2020. She is the creative director of PUSAKA, serves on the Board of Directors of the Malaysian Institute of Translation and Books (ITBM), and is an editor with Mekong Review. She is the Malaysia editor for the Berlin-based poetry archive and network, Lyrikline.