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Literary translator, editor and teacher from Norwich.

After graduating with a BA in Italian and Spanish and an MA in Comparative Literatures and Cultures from the University of Bristol,

I lived in the countryside of Ōita in south-western Japan for three years. 

If you're interested in working together on something, I'd be delighted to hear from you!


The Phone Box at the Edge of the World

Laura Imai Messina

Translated by Lucy Rand

Manilla Press, June 2020

An internationally best-selling story of grief and hope in the wake of the devastating tsunami that hit North-East Japan in 2011.



©2020 by Lucy Rand