Natasha Lehrer

was born in London, and is a writer, translator and critic. She has edited and contributed to several books, and is literary editor of the Jewish Quarterly. She read English at Oxford University and has an MPhil in Comparative Literature from the Université de Paris VIII. She writes long form journalism and literary criticism for the Guardian, the TLS, the Nation, Ha’aretz and various other publications, and won a Rockower award for journalism in 2016. She was one of the judges for the 2016 JQ/Wingate Prize. Her most recent translation is Journey to the Land of the Real, by Victor Segalen, published by Atlas Press in 2016. She lives in Paris with her husband and three children. She won the 2016 Scott Moncrieff Prize for Translation for Suite for Barbara Loden, by Nathalie Léger (Les Fugitives, 2015), jointly with Cécile Menon.