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Dr Chantal Wright

Chantal Wright

Reader in Translation as a Literary Practice

Warwick Writing Programme

School of Creative Arts, Performance and Visual Cultures

Office Hours: I am on study leave in Spring 2022 and will therefore not be holding office hours on campus in this period.

Location: SCAPVC Hub, 2nd Floor, Faculty of Arts Building



Chantal Wright is an award-winning literary translator. She was the recipient of the inaugural Cliff Becker Book Prize for Translation, has twice been shortlisted for the Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation and was on the 2016 International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) UK Honour List. She coordinates the Warwick Prize for Women in Translation.


Cliff Becker Book Prize in Translation

Marsh Award for Children’s Literature in Translation (shortlist)

IBBY Honour list

PEN/HEIM Translation Fund Grant


Translators Association

  • Antoine Berman's The Age of Translation. A Commentary on Walter Benjamin's The Task of the Translator (Routledge, 2018)
  • Literary Translation (Routledge, 2016)

For a full list of translations, please see