Maureen Freely

Maureen Freely is an author, journalist, translator and academic, who has written several non-fiction books as well as seven novels, including her most recent, Sailing Through Byzantium. She is perhaps best known as the translator of five books by the Turkish Nobel Laureate, Orhan Pamuk. She is the translator of Sema Kaygusuz's The Well of Trapped Words, released by Comma. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and formerly chair of the Translators Association, she is currently the President of English PEN.