John Peate

John Peate has degrees in Arabic and English, a Master’s in Translation and a PhD in Arabic linguistics. He has taught at the UK Universities of Leeds, Salford and Bangor, is a former BBC journalist and now works as a Middle East analyst. He has had translations of work by more than thirty authors published in Banipal magazine, the Beirut39 anthology, a Saudi short story collection, the journal Metamorphoses and for the Rotterdam Poetry Festival, among others.