Delegate Profile

Daniel Hahn

About

Daniel Hahn is a writer, editor and translator, with some sixty books to his name. He writes non-fiction and translates fiction and children’s books. His work has won him the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize, the Blue Peter Book Award and the International Dublin Literary Award, and been shortlisted for the Man Booker International Prize, among others. He is a former chair of the Society of Authors, the UK’s writers’ union, and on the board of a number of organisations that deal with literature and free expression. Twitter | Website

Conference Sessions

  • Promoting Translations in a Digital World

    Tuesday14:30 - 15:3012 Mar 2019
    Literary Translation Centre

    The number of English translations is on the rise, but they still account for a small portion of the book market each year. In our increasingly digital world, h...

    • Language: English
  • What Can a Mentorship Do For You?

    Wednesday13:00 - 14:0013 Mar 2019
    Literary Translation Centre

    A discussion around the different forms of mentoring; what makes a successful mentorship; what are pitfalls; what is the impact, on translators and on the publi...

    • Language: English
  • Freedom of Movement & Artistic Expression: Writers Abroad

    Thursday10:00 - 11:0014 Mar 2019
    Literary Translation Centre

    What impact does the UK visa system have on artistic expression? In 2018, a dozen authors who were planning to attend the Edinburgh International Book Festival ...

    • Language: English
  • Women in Literature & Translation: Realities & Stereotypes

    Thursday11:30 - 12:3014 Mar 2019
    Literary Translation Centre

    How does being a woman affect creative work and business decisions for book industry professionals in Russia, the UK, and the US? This discussion of stereotypes...

    • Language: English

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