Mr Christopher Moncrieff

MA (Oxon)

Royal Literary Fund Writing Fellow

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Christopher Moncrieff is a poet, linguist and literary translator from French, German and Romanian, and speaks several other European languages. After a professional military career he went on to produce multi-media and son-et-lumière shows in Germany, France, Britain and America, and travelled extensively in Central and Eastern Europe. He studied Theology at Pembroke College, Oxford and has qualifications in design as well as on the military staff, and is a Bye-Fellow of Lucy Cavendish College. He has also worked as a mentor for young adults on the autism spectrum.

Publications include:


Tabac Blond (Caparison Books, 2019)


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

He is currently working on a new collection of poetry, as well as a cycle of prose-poem novellas written from a neurodivergent, non-binary perspective. The culture and languages of Central and Eastern Europe are also a major interest.


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