Cristina Popple

Cristina Popple – Translator

Bilingual translator for 15 years, avid reader for 35. I love translating because it opens new worlds, especially travel, art, and fiction.


I am now a full time translator, but in the past I worked at a Literary Agency (8 years) and as Acquisitions Editor for a young publishing house (2 years), so I am familiar with the entire publishing process. I have worked extensively with fiction and narrative non-fiction, both from English to Italian and vice versa. I particularly enjoy working in the areas of art, fantasy, sci-fi, literary fiction, and comic books, but I am quite versatile and curious. The most recent project I worked on was the script for a cartoon movie on the bear Wojtek. In general I like interacting with authors and am very open to suggestions and discussions, as long as all parties keep an open mind and tones are friendly. I am willing to either submit a finished translation at the end or deliver by instalments. The translation I deliver will always be edited, by myself or by a highly experienced colleague, but I will never entrust a third party with your book without your explicit written consent. If you want to know more about my work process, I'd love to chat on skype, whatsapp or any other platform to make sure we're on the same page before we begin.
Action & Adventure Comics & Graphic Novels Literary Fiction Psychological Thriller Urban Fantasy
Art Travel
English to Italian Italian to English

Work experience


Jan, 2013 — Jan, 2016 (about 3 years)

Nabu International Literary & Film Agency

Oct, 2007 — Jan, 2016 (over 8 years)

In this role I attended the major international fairs and selected foreign publishers and authors to represent in Italy. I also selected Italian authors to represent on foreign markets. My job included preparing materials and catalogs for both.

Self Employed

Mar, 2005 — Present


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The Eye of the Storm

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A story of rebirth and courage set in Verona, the romantic city of Romeo and Juliet.What would happen if one day you woke up and discovered the last five years of your life were just a dream? That the boy you loved and lost never existed?If you can’t trust you... read more
In this precious and delightful book, Felice Beato and his outstanding photos transport the reader to the world of fascination and mystery of 19th-century Japan. An extraordinary collection of eighty pictures from the Alinari Archives located in Florence, Ital... read more
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