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  • Speaker Profiles

  • Rosie Goldsmith

    Chair Rosie Goldsmith is an award-winning journalist specializing in arts and current affairs, in the UK and abroad. In 20 years on the BBC staff she travelled the world, covering events such as the fall of the Berlin Wall and the end of apartheid in South Africa.

    Frank Wynne

    Frank Wynne is an Irish literary translator and writer. Born in Co. Sligo, Ireland, he worked as a comics editor at Fleetway and later at Deadline magazine. He worked for a time at AOL before becoming a literary translator.
  • Rebecca Carter

    Rebecca Carter, Literary Agent Janklow & Nesbit. Rebecca joined Janklow & Nesbit in 2012, after fifteen years as a Commissioning Editor at the Random House imprints Chatto & Windus and Harvill Secker. She represents both fiction and non-fiction, bringing her long editorial and publishing experience to bear on all aspects of the publication process.

    Bill Swainson

    Bill Swainson is a literary consultant and freelance editor, working as Editor at Large for Fiction at MacLehose Press and Non-fiction at Oneworld. He also edits books for a wide range of publishers including Alma, Canongate, Haus Publishing and the Gingko Library, MacLehose Press and Oneworld, and consults for the French Institute, Trinity Centre for Literary Translation in Dublin and the Santa Maddalena Foundation in Italy.

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