Lucy Greaves

Lucy Greaves translates from Spanish, Portuguese and French. She studied French and Spanish at Cambridge University, and has an MA in Literary Translation from the University of East Anglia. She lived and worked in Colombia, Peru, Chile and Switzerland, picking up Portuguese by unconventional means while teaching Brazilians to ski, and is currently based in Bristol. She won the 2013 Harvill Secker Young Translators’ Prize and during 2014 she was Translator in Residence at the Free Word Centre. She has translated two novels, Eliane Brum’s One Two and Mamen Sánchez’s The Altogether Unexpected Disappearance of Atticus Craftsman, and her work has been published by the magazines Granta and Words Without Borders, among others.