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Olivia Baes

Translator, French
Olivia Baes holds a bachelor’s degree in comparative literature and a master’s degree in cultural translation from the American University of Paris. For her MA thesis, she translated Swiss author Charles-Ferdinand Ramuz’s 1908 novel Jean-Luc persécuté. She is currently co-translating a hitherto untranslated work of Marguerite Duras entitled L’Été 80, with literary translator Emma Ramadan. Olivia is also working on her first novel. (Photo credit: Words Without Borders)