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Nadia Volonté
Nadia Volonté

Nadia Volonté is an English<>Spanish Literary and Certified Legal Translator, and Conference Interpreter. She has lived and worked in Dublin, Ireland, working for the Languages Services Division at Dublin City University (DCU); and in New York, United States, where she was Translation Projects Coordinator with RR Donnelley. As a Literary Translator, she has worked for film studios and publishing houses like Penguin Random House, Grupo Planeta, among others. She led her own boutique translation studio, Finislingua, until 2009, when for six years, she was Official Translator at the South African Embassy in Buenos Aires, as well as Diplomatic Interpreter to the Ambassador. She translated the book La niña, el corazón y la casa by M. Teresa Andruetto, for which the author won the 2012 Hans Christian Andersen. In early 2016, she was selected by the European Union Delegation in Brasilia as Leader of Diplomatic Cultural Projects in Buenos Aires. Later in 2016, she was selected Coordinator to EUNIC, the European Union Cluster of European National Institutes of Culture in Buenos Aires. Since 2016, she is Independent Contractor translating for the United Nations. Ambactus is her first novel, with translation as both object and subject of this story.

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