US-based Julia Meitov Hersey is the translator of VITA NOSTRA and DAUGHTER FROM THE DARK by the Ukrainian-born married authors Marina and Sergey Dyachenko.
Born in Moscow, Julia Meitov Hersey moved to the U.S. at the age of nineteen and has been straddling the two cultures ever since. She lives north of Boston with her family, juggling all her beloved translation projects and making sure Russian literature is well represented on the American market.
Julia is the winner of the 2021 Science Fiction and Fantasy Rosetta Awards (SFFRA) for best translated work (long form): DAUGHTER FROM THE DARK by Ukrainian-born authors Marina and Sergey Dyachenko, Harper Voyager, February 2020. She is best known for translating VITA NOSTRA (Harper Voyager, November 2018, and VITA NOSTRA sequel, ASSASSIN OF REALITY, Harper Voyager, February 2023.
Find her at:
- Website: https://www.juliameitovherseytranslations.com/
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/juliameihersey
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/yuliamh/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/julia.meitovhersey/
Hodges Figgis Special Table
Hodges Figgis has dedicated a special table to Marina and Sergey Dyachenko, Ukrainian-born writing duo, and their translator, Julia Meitov Hersey: