Frank Wynne is a multi-award-winning literary translator from French and Italian, who discovered a passion for languages when he moved from his native Ireland to France in 1984.

The authors he has translated include Michel Houellebecq, Frédéric Beigbeder, Ahmadou Kourouma, Boualem Sansal (see Banipal 54's Guest Literature collaboration with the Berlin Festival on "The Future of Cities"), Claude Lanzmann, Tómas Eloy Martínez and Almudena Grandes.

In 2012, he was made an Honorary Member of the Irish Translators’ and Interpreters’ Association.

For more on Frank Wynne, literary translator, writer and "terribleman", click here for his own site or here.

Contributor's Issues

Banipal 54 - ECHOES (Autumn/Winter 2015)

Banipal 62 - A Literary Journey through Arab Cinema (2018)