Some useful information about literary translation for publishers and freelance translators, and about my specialist areas of interest: children’s books in translation, and Arabic/German/Russian literature.

Literary translation 

Finding a literary translator

  • Society of Authors UK/Translators’ Association: translator directory.
  • SCBWI (The Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators) has translator members and you can search the directory here
  • Bologna Children’s Book Fair translator directory
  • CEATL, the Conseil Européen des Associations de Traducteurs Littéraires / European Council of Associations of Literary Translators. CEATL lists the 34 member associations here, with links to their websites and translator directories
  • ALTA – the American Literary Translators Association. Translator directory here
  • AALITRA – The Australian Association for Literary Translation
  • Irish Translators’ and Interpreters’ Association (ITIA) / Cumann Aistritheoirí agus Ateangairí na hÉireann​. Translator directory here
  • ATA – American Translators Association) has a Literary Division. Translator directory here

About translation and international literature

Literature translation prizes

Building a sustainable freelance business: resources for literary translators

Books about translation

Children’s literature in translation


Arabic-language literature 


German-language literature


Russian-language literature