Our Authors & Translators

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Sophie Jabès

Born in Milan in 1958, Sophie Jabès’s childhood and adolescence was spent in
Rome, before travelling the globe. She has...
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Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen

Jørgen-Frantz Jacobsen (1900-1938) spent his early childhood in his native Faroe Islands, then proceeding to high school and university in...
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Jens Peter Jacobsen

Jens Peter Jacobsen was born in Denmark in 1847. He studied botany at the University of Copenhagen and he translated...
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Karmele Jaio

Karmele Jaio Eiguren (Vitoria-Gasteiz, 1970) has written three collections of stories, three novels and a book of poetry. She writes...
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Johann Jakob Christoffel von Grimmelshausen

Grimmelshausen was born at Gelnhausen in 1621 or 1622. His early life was dominated by the Thirty Years War (1618-1648)...
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Tamar Japaridze

Tamar Japaridze is a highly acclaimed Georgian translator and academic, the winner of the Georgian literary prize SABA 2016 for...
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Mike Jay

Mike Jay is the author of Blue Tide: The Search for Soma (1999), an investigation into the use of sacred...
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Blas de Roblès Jean-Marie

Born in 1954, Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès was a lecturer in philosophy at universities in Brazil, China and Italy and,...
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Patrick Jenkins

Patrick Jenkins was born in South Wales in 1968. He was educated at the Universities of Kent & Warwick. He...
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Mariann Johansen-Ellis

Mariann Johansen-Ellis is a Danish illustrator and artist whose work includes linocuts, etchings and prints. She has provided the cover...
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W. Glyn Jones

W. Glyn Jones (1928-2014) had a distinguished career as an academic, a writer and a translator.
He taught at various...
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