Roland Glasser

translation of the libretto

Roland Glasser translates literary and genre fiction, and assorted non-fiction, from French. His translation of Fiston Mwanza Mujila’s “Tram 83” won the Etisalat Prize for Literature 2016 and was longlisted for the Man Booker International Prize. Glasser is a co-founder of The Starling Bureau, a London-based collective of literary translators.

He has contributed articles and essays to The White Review, Asymptote, Literary Hub, Chimurenga, In Other Words, and the Fitzrovia and Bloomsbury Journals. Glasser has also worked extensively in the performing arts, chiefly as a lighting designer.