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Ros Schwartz

is the award-winning translator of some 75 works of fiction and non-fiction, particularly by contemporary Francophone writers, including works by Fatou Diome, Dominique Eddé and Tahar ben Jelloun. She published an acclaimed new translation of Antoine de Saint-Exupéry's Le Petit Prince in 2010 and is currently one of the Penguin Classics team involved in new translations of Georges Simenon. In 2009, she was made a Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, and has recently been awarded the 2017 John Sykes Memorial Prize for Excellence by the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.