Nat Paterson


 I have worked on a range of complex texts, including opera lyrics for the Orchestra of Enlightenment, as well as the two non-fiction works listed on my bookshelf.  I have written articles for In Other Words. I have a range of relevant volunteering experience. I hold a first class languages degree from Lancaster University, and an MA in Literary Translation from the University of East Anglia.

Since September 2019, I have been a research student at the University of Glasgow (profile: My research focusses on the unjustly neglected writer and visual artist Léopold Chauveau (1870-1940), whom I am translating and pitching to Anglophone publishers, with the support of his grandson and archivist Marc Chauveau, who recently donated most of Léopold's visual works to one of France's national galleries, the Musée d'Orsay. I have been collaborating with the curators of the resulting major exhibition on a translation (available at: of three stories by Léopold Chauveau that the Orsay has recorded for this French-language video installation (


Please contact me by email with as much information as possible about your project and I will provide a quote.

Non-fiction, fiction for children and adults
History, biography, literary criticism, neglected classics