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Alice Guthrie

Alice Guthrie is a translator, editor and event producer specialising in contemporary Arabic literature and media. Since 2008 her translations have appeared in a range of international publications and venues, her work often focusing on Syria, where she studied Arabic between 2001 and 2003. As an editorial consultant she works bilingually on Arabic-English translations for various literary presses and journals, and monolingually across a range of English texts. She is curator and producer of the literary strand of Shubbak, London’s biennial festival of Arab arts and culture, and she lives in Bristol.

Poems translated by Alice Guthrie