Michele Hutchison is an editor, translator and blogger. She translated Marieke Lucas Rijneveld’s The Discomfort of Evening.
Hutchison was born in Solihull, grew up in Lincolnshire and studied at the universities of East Anglia, Cambridge and Lyon. She worked in British publishing before moving to Amsterdam, heavily-pregnant, in 2004. There she worked as an editor and became a prominent translator of Dutch literature. She lives in a leaky, old dyke house with her Dutch husband and two children. Her collaboration with Marieke Lucas Rijneveld won the 2020 Booker International Prize.