Hester Velmans

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Hester Velmans is a novelist and prize-winning translator of literary fiction. Born in the Netherlands, she grew up tri-lingual, having lived in Paris, Geneva, London and New York. After a rewarding but stressful career in the magazine and TV news business, she moved to the Berkshires to write and translate full time. She is a 2015 NEA Translation Fellow and the author of two popular children’s books: Isabel of the Whales and Jessaloup’s Song.

Articles by Hester Velmans

The science that cried wolf

Saturday, 21 Feb 2015 - So — enough with the food-pyramids and the nutrition admonitions. Don’t tell me how ma ...