Mr Christopher Moncrieff

MA (Oxon)

Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow

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Poet, linguist and literary translator from French, German and Romanian. After a professional military career went on to produce multi-media and son-et-lumière shows in Europe and America. Studied Theology at Pembroke College, Oxford and has qualifications in design as well as on the military staff. Has also worked as a mentor for young adults on the autism spectrum.

Publications include:
A Dark Stranger by Julien Gracq (Pushkin Press, 2009)
Julien Parme by Florian Zeller (Pushkin Press, 2006)
Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert (Alma Classics, 2010)
The Confusions of Young Master Törless by Robert Musil (Alma Classics, 2013)
The Metamorphosis and Other Stories by Franz Kafka (Alma Classics, 2014)
Diary of a Short-Sighted Adolescent by Mircea Eliade (Istros Books,2016)

Research Interests

Currently preparing a new collection of poetry, and working on a cycle of prose-poem novellas written from a neurodivergent perspective. The culture and languages of Central and Eastern Europe are also a major interest.


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