Contributors: Translator

Christine Schwartz Hartley

A writer, editor, and translator based in Brooklyn, Christine Schwartz Hartley has translated Commentary, by Marcelle Sauvageot (Ugly Duckling Presse, November 2013); Venus of Khalakanti, by Angèle Kingué (forthcoming from Griot Institute/Bucknell University); African Psycho, by Alain Mabanckou (Soft Skull Press, February 2007); as well as Kate Moss: The Making of An Icon, by Christian Salmon, and Mamika:My Mighty Little Grandmother, by Sacha Goldberger (both HarperCollins, April 2012). A former deputy editor of Art + Auction magazine and contributor to The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, Interior Design, and Elle Decor, among other publications, she is also responsible for the 2010 reissue of Spécialités de la Maison, a compendium of recipes contributed by early twentieth-century celebrities and socialites. French-born, she holds a diploma from the Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, a master’s in journalism from New York University, and a licence ès-lettres (English) from Université Paris IV-Sorbonne.