Daniel Hahn

Daniel Hahn is a writer, editor and translator with some forty books to his name. He has won the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for his translation of The Book of Chameleons by José Eduardo Agualusa, and a Blue Peter Book Award for the first in his Ultimate Book Guides series of reading guides for children and teenagers.

A former chair of the Translators Association and national programme director of the British Centre for Literary Translation, he is chair of the Society of Authors and on the board of trustees of a number of organisations working with literature, literacy and free expression, including English PEN, Pop Up and Modern Poetry in Translation.