- Sophie Hughes
Sophie Hughes’s translations and writing have appeared in Asymptote, Words Without Borders, English PEN, the Guardian, the Times Literary Supplement, and Music & Literature. In 2015 she was awarded the British Centre for Literary Translation Prose Mentorship, and in 2016 an Arts Foundation award. Her forthcoming publications include Laia Jufresa’s Umami (Oneworld) and Rodrigo Hasbún’s Affections (Pushkin Press).
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