Sarah Ardizzone


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Sarah Ardizzone is a translator from the French with 50-something titles to her name. Her work spans picture books, graphic novels and travel memoirs as well as children’s, young adult and literary fiction. Twice recipient of the Marsh award, she has won the Scott-Moncrieff prize and a New York Times notable book accolade.

Sarah makes regular appearances on the literature circuit and curates programmes promoting a creative approach to translation, including Translation Nation, Translators in Schools, The Spectacular Translation Machine and The Big Translate. Co-chair of English PEN’s writers in translation committee, and a judge for Book Trust’s In Other Words initiative, she is also a patron of Outside In World. She lives in Brixton with her documentary filmmaker husband and young son.