Frank Wynne

Specialisms: LGBTQ+

Frank Wynne is an Irish literary translator, writer and editor. He has translated numerous French and Hispanic authors including Michel Houellebecq, Patrick Modiano, Javier Cercas and Virginie Despentes.

 

Over a career spanning more than twenty years, his work has earned him various prizes including the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award, the Scott Moncrieff Prize and the Premio Valle Inclán.

 

Most recently, his translation of Animalia won the 2020 Republic of Consciousness Prize  He has edited two major anthologies, Found in Translation: 100 0f the finest short stories ever translated (2018) and QUEER: LGBT writing from Ancient Times to Yesterday (2021)

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