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Literary translator, editor, teacher and project coordinator, based in Norwich.

I talk about getting my first literary translation job and the ins and outs of translating The Phone Box at the Edge of the World in this interview with Book after Book, and Eleanor Chapman and I talk about the happy process of co-translating Swiss Italian literature with Project Plume, here.

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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.



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