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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: Online, by appointment.

Writing Programme staff members can still be contacted via e-mail during the campus shutdown.

Location: G.01 in Millburn House



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

  • Where Is My Desire
  • Literary Translation
  • Portrait of a Tongue
  • A Hand Full of Water
  • The Henri Meschonnic Reader
  • The Age Of Translation
  • Anton and Piranha
  • The Pasta Detectives
  • The Spaghetti Detectives
  • My Brother and I
  • Princess Pigsty
  • Pirate Girl
  • Tell Me What You See
  • Enemy Of The Ants