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Katharine Halls

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Katharine Halls is an Arabic-to-English translator. She was awarded a 2021 PEN/Heim Translation Fund Grant for her translation of Haytham El-Wardany's Things That Can’t Be Fixed and her translation, with Adam Talib, of Raja Alem’s The Dove’s Necklace received the 2017 Sheikh Hamad Award and was shortlisted for the Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize. Her translations for the stage have been performed at the Royal Court and the Edinburgh Festival.

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