Clarissa Botsford has worked in the fields of teaching, intercultural education, editing, literary translating, and publishing and is also a musician and accredited Humanist Celebrant. She teaches English and Translation Studies at Rome University and has recently translated Alessandro Baricco, Valerio Magrelli, Primo Levi, Elvira Dones, Viola Ardone, Lia Levi, and Sasha Naspini.