Adriana Hunter

An award-winning British translator, Adriana Hunter has translated over ninety books from French, mostly works of literary fiction. She won the 2011 Scott Moncrieff Prize for her translation of Beside the Sea by Véronique Olmi (Peirene Press, 2010) and the 2013 French-American Foundation and Florence Gould Foundation Translation Prize for her translation of Hervé Le Tellier’s Electrico W, and her translations have been shortlisted twice for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (now the International Booker Prize). Hunter has translated three other books for Peirene Press: Under the Tripoli Sky by Kamal Ben Hameda (2014), Reader for Hire by Raymond Jean (2015) and Her Father’s Daughter by Marie Sizun (2016).