C. Dickson is the translator of Shams Nadir's The Astrolabe of the Sea, Mohamed Dib's Savage Night, J.M.G. Le Clézio's Round and Other Cold Hard Facts and Wandering Star, and Gisèle Pineau's Macadam Dreams. Her forthcoming translations include Ann Riquier's Voices of Tibetan Women, Laure Adler's Life in the Bordellos (1830-1930), and Gisèle Pineau's Chair Piment. Her prizes and awards include the ALTA Fellowship and scholarships to the Collège International des Traducterus Littéraires. She lived for five years in West Africa and now lives in France.