Ruth Clarke is a translator working from Spanish, French, and Italian into English. She holds a degree in modern European languages from the University of Durham and a master’s in translation studies from the University of Sheffield. Ruth has translated work by authors from Benin to Venezuela, and her translation of Cristina Caboni’s best-selling debut novel The Secret Ways of Perfume will be published in 2016.
For Crude Words, Ruth translated ‘Christina Cries at Three O’clock’ by Miguel Gomes and ‘Variations on Goodbye’ by Leonardo Padrón.
For The Football Crónicas, Ruth translated ‘Costa Nica: The Central American Dream’ by Surya Lecona Moctezuma.