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Ros Schwartz

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Ros Schwartz

Ros Schwartz is an award-winning translator of more than a hundred works of fiction and nonfiction, including the 2010 edition of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s The Little Prince. Among the francophone authors she has translated are Tahar Ben Jelloun, Aziz Chouaki, Fatou Diome, Dominique Eddé, and Ousmane Sembène. In 2009 she was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and in 2017 she was awarded the John Sykes Memorial Prize for Excellence by the UK-based Institute of Translation and Interpreting.

Articles by Ros Schwartz

A Long Way from Douala
By Max Lobe
Max Lobe's novel A Long Way from Douala, translated by Ros Schwartz, is out next month from Other Press. The novel follows the narrator, Jean, and his friend Simon, as they search for…
Translated by Ros Schwartz
A Tactical Alliance
By Mamadou Kalidou Ba
Depleted as they were, they realized that they had to either team up or go under.
Translated from French by Ros Schwartz
The Restless
By Azza Filali
Skin has a memory.
Translated from French by Ros Schwartz
First Read—From “Translation as Transhumance”
By Mireille Gansel
The following is excerpted from Translation as Transhumance, Mireille Gansel’s humanist meditation on translation, translated into English by Ros Schwartz and forthcoming from the Feminist…
Translated by Ros Schwartz
The Avenging Whip
By Max Lobe
In my line of business, people don't talk much.
Translated from French by Ros Schwartz
A Relentless War
By Dominique Manotti
There is an atmosphere of intense concentration around the solid wood table. General Makhloufi, Commander in Chief of the Royal Gendarmerie, Tangier Province, stands in front of a giant map of the region…
Translated from French by Ros Schwartz
from “The Belly of the Atlantic,” Chapter One
By Fatou Diome
The first free kick goes to the Italians. Madické's delighted. They've rallied, he thinks, and that reassures him. But his optimism's soon frustrated. The Dutch value their honor. They…
Translated from French by Lulu Norman & Ros Schwartz
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