Portrait of Stephanie Smee

Stephanie Smee

Stephanie Smee left a career in law to work as a literary translator. Recent translations include Hannelore Cayre’s The Inheritors and The Godmother (winner of the CWA Crime Fiction in Translation Dagger award), Françoise Frenkel’s rediscovered World War II memoir No Place to Lay One’s Head, which was awarded the JQ–Wingate Prize, and Joseph Ponthus’ prize-winning work On the LineThe Rome Zoo is her latest translation and is out now through Black Inc.