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Sophie Lewis

is a literary editor and translator from French and Portuguese into English. A Londoner by upbringing, she recently spent four years in Rio de Janeiro, learning Portuguese and establishing a network. While Senior Editor at fiction publisher And Other Stories, she edited authors both writing in English and in translation, including Deborah Levy, Lina Wolff and Juan Pablo Villalobos. She has translated Stendhal, Jules Verne, Marcel Aymé, Violette Leduc, Emmanuelle Pagano and João Gilberto Noll, among others. In February 2017, she was commended for the Scott Moncrieff Prize for her translation of Héloïse Is Bald by Émilie de Turkheim (Jonathan Cape).