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Shelley Fairweather-Vega

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Shelley Fairweather-Vega translates from Uzbek and Russian into English, specializing in texts concerning culture, history and politics. "The Stone Guest" was her first collaboration with Hamid Ismailov. She has also translated two other Uzbek stories and two novels by Ismailov, published in 2019 and 2020, and fiction by several other authors from Russia and Central Asia. Shelley is the president of the Northwest Translators and Interpreters Society and she lives in Seattle.

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