Daniel Hahn

Daniel Hahn

Daniel Hahn is a writer, editor and translator, with some thirty books to his name. He is the author of a number of works of non-fiction and the translator of works by writers including José Eduardo Agualusa, José Luís Peixoto, María Dueñas, Portuguese Nobel laureate José Saramago and Brazilian footballer Pelé. He is also the editor of a number of reference books. He has won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (with his translation of Agualusa’s The Book of Chameleons) and a Blue Peter Book Award (for The Ultimate Book Guide, the first in his series of reading guides for children and teenagers), and he has judged a number of prizes including the IFFP and the Booktrust Teenage Prize.

He is currently chair of the Translators Association, interim director of the British Centre for Literary Translation, on the board of Pop Up Projects and on the councils of Shakespeare’s Globe and Human Rights Watch, amongst others. He lives in Brighton.

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