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London, UK


Winner of a PEN Translates and a PEN Promotes award, longlisted for the EBRD Translation Prize (About my Mother); Winner of a PEN Translates award (Jefferson); Shortlisted for the Pushkin Prize (Stalin's Meteorologist) French Voices award for Translation as Transhumance and for Tombée des nues by Violaine Bérot.

2017- Recipient of the UK Institute of Translation and Interpreting John Sykes Prize for Excellence


Ros Schwartz


Children's Books, Comics, Contemporary, Fiction, Francophone, Non-fiction, Theater

Recent titles:

  • Forthcoming: Jefferson, Jean-Claude Mourlevat, Andersen Press, 2020
  • Forthcoming: A Long Way from Douala, Max Lobe, HopeRoad, 2020
  • Selfies, Sylvie Weil, Les Fugitives, 2019
  • The Girl Who Read on the Métro, Christine Féret-Fleury, Mantle/Flatiron, 2019
  • I Who Have Never Known Men, Jacqueline Harpman, Vintage 2019 (revised translation)
  • The Room of Wonders, Julien Sandrel, Quercus, 2019
  • Stalin's Meteorologist, Olivier Rolin, Counterpoint Press, 2018
  • Maigret and the Minister, Georges Simenon, Penguin Books, 2018
  • Translation as Transhumance, Mireille Gansel, The Feminist Press, 2017
  • The Reader on the 6.27, Jean-Paul Didierlaurent, Mantle, 2017
  • The Rest of their Lives, JeanPaul Didierlaurent, Mantle, 2017
  • About my Mother, Tahar Ben Jelloun (with Lulu Norman), Telegram, 2016
  • 16 Maigret titles, Georges Simenon, Penguin Books, 2014–2019
  • Seeking an American Publisher for:
  • Tombée des nues by Violaine Bérot


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