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Christina Baum is a Brazilian-British literary translator, author and teacher. Her translations from English into Portuguese include Pulse by Julian Barnes, Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iweala, and We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. She teaches Portuguese, Literature and Translation at City Lit. She is a founding member of PinT Book Club and a member of PELTA. She has ten years’ experience running international literary festivals (2003 – 2013): Flip – Paraty International Literary Festival in Brazil; Palfest - Palestine Festival of Literature; the 2010 London Literature Festival at the Southbank Centre; and Pauliceia Literária – São Paulo International Litfest.  A Faber Academy alumnus, she holds a BA and an MFA in Creative Writing from Birkbeck, University of London, where she is currently studying for a practice-based PhD in Creative Writing. She has just completed her literary non-fiction book ENGLISH AND ME: A LIFE TRANSLATED. She lives in London.

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