Jonathan Dunne

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Gender MALE
Location Sofia, Bulgaria
Introduction Jonathan Dunne is a literary translator based in Sofia, Bulgaria. His work has been nominated for major literary prizes such as the Independent Foreign Fiction Prize and the Warwick Prize for Writing. He translates from Bulgarian, Catalan, Galician and Spanish, authors including Tsvetanka Elenkova, Manuel Rivas and Enrique Vila-Matas. He has written a study of word connections in English, The DNA of the English Language, and a follow-up book about translation and coincidence, The Life of a Translator, believing that you only truly understand your own language when you have learned to speak another. He co-directs the publishing house Small Stations Press.