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Sophie Lewis

translates from French and Portuguese. She has translated Violette Leduc, Emmanuelle Pagano, Olivia Rosenthal, Leïla Slimani, Sheyla Smanioto and João Gilberto Noll, among others. Her translation of Emilie de Turckheim's novel Héloïse is Bald (Jonathan Cape) received the Scott Moncrieff Prize commendation, and her translation of Noémi Lefebvre’s Blue Self-Portrait (Les Fugitives) was shortlisted for the Scott Moncrieff and Republic of Consciousness prizes. She is also the managing editor at the Folio Society and a co-founder of Shadow Heroes, a translation workshop series.