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Aneesa Abbas Higgins

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Aneesa Abbas Higgins translates mostly literary fiction from French. Her translation of Ali Zamir’s novel A Girl Called Eel was awarded the 2020 Scott Moncrieff Prize and her translation of Vénus Khoury-Ghata’s Seven Stones was shortlisted for the 2018 prize of the same name. Other authors she has translated include Tahar Ben Jelloun, Elisa Shua Dusapin, Nina Bouraoui, and François Garde. Several of her translations have received English PEN awards, including Nina Bouraoui’s All Men Want to Know.

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