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Simon Pare

Translator, French, German
Simon Pare grew up in Shropshire, England, and studied French and German at Cambridge University. After gaining an MSc in Sustainable Agriculture from the University of London, Simon spent eight years developing fair-trade coffee, tea, and cotton in France. Simon lives in Paris and has been a literary translator since 2006. His translations from German and French have appeared in various anthologies and literary journals, and he also translates for television and cinema (including subtitles for a film adaptation of W. G. Sebald’s Austerlitz). (Photo credit: Banipal)