Adriana Hunter

After obtaining a 1st in French & Drama at the University of London, Adriana Hunter worked as a film publicist and freelance writer before “discovering” the first book she was to translate. She has now translated 90 books including over 60 French novels. She won the 2011 Scott-Moncrieff Prize for her translation of Véronique Olmi’s Bord de Mer (Beside the Sea), and the 2013 French-American Foundation and Florence Gould Foundation Translation Prize for Hervé Le Tellier’s Electrico W. She was shortlisted twice for the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize (now the Man Booker International Prize).

Related / Latest Publication:
The Anomaly, 2022, translated by Adriana Hunter, Penguin Books