Translations

I translate literary texts from Spanish into English, and from English into Spanish. Recent work includes:

  • Fiction: co-translation of Historia de un canalla, by Julia Navarro (Penguin Random House, 2016)
  • Poetry: ‘In Tides’ by Maria Ferenchuhova is published in Structo, issue 15 (February 2016)
  • Magazine issue: I guest-edited and translated an issue of UNAM’s Punto de partida on contemporary British poetry (November-December, 2015)
  • Poetry collection: Gavia Stellata, by Alexander Hutchison (Mantis Editores, 2015)
  • Journalism: a number of articles for The Guardian Mexico City week live
  • Poetry: I was commissioned by the British Council to translate a number of poems by Andrew Motion and Helen Mort for their participation at the Guadalajara Book Fair 2015
  • Fiction: extract of a novel by Eduardo Montagner Anguiano in México20 (Pushkin Press, 2015)
  • Fiction: I worked extensively with Conaculta translating, editing and commissioning translations into English of Mexican authors for the London Book Fair 2015
  • Poetry: ‘Ayotzinapa’ by David Huerta is published in Asymptote
  • Article: ‘Ayotzinapa’ by Elena Poniatowska is published in Words Without Borders

In May 2015, I took part in an Edwin Morgan Trust / Scottish Poetry Library Slovakian poetry translation workshop, which included an event at the Edinburgh International Book Fair.

I have lead poetry translation workshops for schoolchildren in Scotland, and attended the Stephen Spender Trust Translators in Schools training programme.

I also translate for a range of commercial clients.

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