Polly Barton

Polly Barton grew up in London and read philosophy at University. Since winning the inaugural JLPP International Translation Competition in 2012, she has translated a variety of fiction by authors including Tomoka Shibasaki, Nao-cola Yamazaki, Mitsuyo Kakuta, and Aoko Matsuda, as well as non-fiction and art-related texts. She lives in Osaka.

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