Maureen Freely

Maureen Freely is a professor of English and comparative literature at the University of Warwick and the president of English PEN. She is the author of seven novels and has translated five books by Orhan Pamuk. Her most recent book is Sailing Through Byzantium.

  • Seeing Istanbul Again

    April 23, 2015

    In one way or another, I have been translating since the age 
of eight. This is how old I was when my family moved from Princeton, New Jersey, to the shores of the Bosphorus.